Getting an early start on preparing your taxes could prevent a lot of stress. And getting free help to prepare them could save even more. Check out these resources to see if you’re eligible for free tax preparation services!
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. It’s available to people whose household earnings were less than $66,000 in 2018.
My Free Taxes 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.
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.
Free File – Help from the IRS
The IRS offers this free, online resource for completing federal individual tax returns to those with incomes less than $69,000 in 2019. 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 to find out if tax preparation assistance is offered in your community.
Dane County Resources
There are several organizations within Dane County that offer free tax preparation assistance. Check these ones out:
Dane County Financial Education Center
IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
With these free tax assistance resources, you can meet the April 15th deadline. But don’t wait too long . . . check them out today!