The tax filing deadline was extended to July 15, 2020, by The IRS (Internal Revenue Service) and State of Wisconsin in response to COVID-19. If you haven’t filed your taxes already, you still have time to get free tax preparation help.
Individual resource agencies listed here may have COVID-19 protection requirements, such as social distancing or temperature screenings, to protect the health of both their service providers and you. Please comply with their requirements, for the health and safety of all.
Getting Started: Use a Checklist
Before filing your state and federal returns, take advantage My Free Taxes’ Tax Preparation Checklist. It can help you organize the forms and information you need to maximize your refund.
My Free Taxes – Free, Online Assistance
My Free Taxes is a safe, online program that provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for simple returns.My Free Taxes is provided as a joint effort between United Way and H&R Block. It’s H&R Block’s Premium tax prep product, and is 100% guaranteed.
Free File – Help from the IRS
The IRS offers this free, online resource for completing federal individual tax returns. Free state return options are also available.
Tax Prep Help – Help from the IRS
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. Find a provider near you.
Your Library: A Valuable Resource
If you’d like to work with someone within your community, check your local public library.
Dane County Resources
There are several organizations within Dane County that offer free tax preparation assistance. Check these ones out:
With these free tax assistance resources, you can meet the July 15th deadline. But don’t wait too long . . . check them out today!