As your financial partner, U.S. Bank is here to support you during tax season and all year long. Get access to forms and statements, tools and tips, and answers to all your common tax questions. Plus, receive assistance with savings, investment products and retirement accounts that can help you make the most of your money. 

Getting started

Before you file, you may have some questions. Here are a few things you should know:

 

Explore free tax-filing and tax-preparation resources. 

Form 1040 from the IRS

File electronically through the IRS' Free File tool, plus get information on all things tax-related. 

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For free tax calculators, money-saving tools and helpful videos, visit TurboTax, plus take advantage of up to $20 off tax-filing services. 

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Boost your financial wellness by watching free webinars to learn new skills and create smart financial habits. 

Learn about whether you might qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helps low- to moderate-income workers and families get a tax break. 

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Get up to $20 in savings when you file with TurboTax®

Plus, bulk up on your tax knowledge with free how-to videos, insightful tips, tax calculators and more. 

IRS tax resources for specific situations

Military members

If you're active duty or reserve military, be sure to check if you're eligible for tax benefits and extensions. 

Students

Get the tax tools and information that might affect your tax situation as a student.

Seniors and retirees

When you've reached retirement age, there are new tax implications to consider. Learn about them here. 

Preparing your taxes

You've brushed up on your tax knowledge and gathered all your forms. Now it's time to dive in. Here are a few factors and situations that could impact how your tax forms should be filed. 

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You got married. 

From filing jointly to Head of Household status, learn about how to file now that you're officially a couple. 

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You bought a house. 

Upgrading your status from "renter" to "owner" could give you benefits if you itemize

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You added to your family. 

Any dependent is going to influence your taxes, from newborns to college students. 

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You got a divorce. 

Learn more about tax implications and liabilities for divorced couples.

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You began or finished school.

Whether you're paying tuition or paying off student loans, here's what you need to know about school and taxes. 

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You started a side-hustle. 

Contract workers are responsible for paying their own taxes, among other responsibilities

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A family member passed away. 

If you represent a family member who has died, such as a spouse, you should file taxes on their behalf. 

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You invested in a tax-advantaged account. 

Explore different tax-advantaged accounts, such as an IRA, HSA or 401(k), to discover possible deductions. 

Stay updated on  the latest tax-related news

The latest news from the IRS

Updates from TurboTax

Explore helpful tax information for U.S. Bank mortgage customers. 

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Get instant access to your mortgage account. 

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Find answers to your mortgage forbearance questions.

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Two ways investing with our affilliate, U.S. Bancorp Investments, may help during tax season: 

 

1. Potentially save on your taxes.

By opening a Traditional IRA now, you may be able to reduce your taxable income by deducting that amount on your taxes. Automated Investor makes it easy to open an IRA.


2. If you get a tax refund, put your new money to work in an investment account.

Automated Investor takes the guesswork out of investing by combining investing expertise with smart technology to automatically manage your investments.

After filing

You've filed your taxes — congratulations! What comes next? 

Learn how investment accounts can help manage your tax situation. 

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Investing is an essential part of any financial plan that aims to build your wealth, and some investment strategies can help lower your taxes owed.

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Is an HSA missing from your retirement plan?

Consider maximizing contributions to a Health Savings Account (HSA) for tax-efficient investing into retirement.

Looking ahead

Filing your taxes is just one part of practicing good financial health—so what's next? Explore more tips and information for building on your wealth all year long. 

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Start saving. 

Whether you're putting away for a rainy day, or you have big financial goals, the best time to start saving is now. Explore whether opening a certificate of deposit is right for you. 

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Tax planning tools for tomorrow. 

Taxes are a key part of managing your finances, and it can be challenging to navigate the terminology and ever-changing policies. 

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Invest for the future.

Save for retirement and reduce your taxes owed with a tax-advantaged investment account like an IRA.

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Pay off credit card debt faster. 

Debt can be a useful financial tool if you use it wisely. Knowing how to manage debt is a critical component of building your financial wellness. 

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Tax tips for year-round planning

Even through we consider January through April to be "tax season," tax planning should be a year-round activity. Thoughtful planning could help you reduce your taxes the next time the season rolls around. 

Want to know more?

Take an in-depth look at our tax-planning resources.

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