Well the first question is are you capable of preparing your own taxes? If you simply have a W-2 and very few deductions you can file your own federal form 1040 with little or no complications. The instructions are fairly easy and you should be able to do this on your own. Also check to see if you're required to file a state income tax return and if so this will be a separate set of forms. You can also purchase a commercial product that will prepare taxes for you. One good example is TurboTax but it may not be necessary if the return is very simple. If in fact you're talking about filing for the calendar year 2015, you're already a little late so get the forms as quickly as you possibly can and take a shot at preparing them yourself. If you're happy with the results, then file the return. If you owe taxes you may be hit with a modest penalty but this should be no big deal. If on the other hand you're due a refund, than that'll be just terrific. Hope this helps a little bit and good luck
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