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Free Tax Preparation Services

In Benefits and Employment Articles, Blog, Featured, News, Tax Resources by eri

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 for simple returns.

My Free Taxes

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.

Tax Preparation Checklist

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.

Free File

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.

Free Tax Prep Help

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.

Wisconsin Public Library Websites

Dane County Resources

There are several organizations within Dane County that offer free tax preparation assistance. Check these ones out:

Goodwill – Income Tax Prep Assistance
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!