About Us

Quick Facts:

Founded in 2001
150+ Employees
100% Made in the USA

Fast Growing

Express1040 is an online tax preparation website owned by TaxHawk, Inc. Founded in 2001 by a CPA and a team of professional software developers, Express1040 is one of the fastest growing tax websites online today.

Express1040 is an original member of the IRS Free File Alliance and an authorized IRS e-file provider. We have securely filed over 50 million federal tax returns with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Express1040 has an A+ rating with the BBB and a documented history of taking excellent care of our customers. To see more feedback, check out our customer reviews.

Rigorously Tested

Each tax year, the Express1040 team of tax professionals updates our software to the latest federal and state standards. We add new credits, deductions, and tax code changes. Once our software is updated, it goes through a rigorous testing and approval process with the IRS and each state. We're ready for each new tax season.

Made in America

Express1040 is 100% made in America. All employees (including all customer support representatives) live and work in the United States. When you file with Express1040, you're supporting American families and creating American jobs.


Security is a top priority at Express1040. Information entered on our website is encrypted and transmitted securely using SSL encryption. Data is then stored in secure data centers and transmitted directly to the IRS when e-filed. To ensure customer data is private and secure, Express1040 uses the services of Truste, DigiCert, and Security Metrics. Read more about our security and privacy.


Our pricing line-up is straightforward. There are no surprises or extra fees to finish your tax return, and creating an Express1040 account is always free. You can access our tax software, see your expected federal refund, and contact customer support before filing. Each year, we help taxpayers save millions of dollars in tax prep fees with free federal and low-cost state offers.

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