1. United Way offers www.myfreetaxes.com. This is a great option for anyone who has easy returns. Simple tax situations include W-2income, Schedule C Self Employment, Unemployment Income, EITC, and more. MyFreeTaxes automatically checks the eligibility for credit and deduction and allows you to claim missed stimulus payments. The MyFreeTaxes helpline is open daily at 1-866-698-9435.
2. IRS Free File provides taxpayers with gross adjusted income of $ 72,000 or less access to online tax preparation on IRS affiliate sites and provides free-to-fill forms to all taxpayers. It can be accessed online at https://apps.irs.gov/app/freeFile/.
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As stated on the IRS website, the “IRS Free File Program is a public-private partnership between the IRS and many leading companies in the tax preparation and software industry that offer their branded products for free.”
I need free tax preparation help.
Depending on your income level, age, and the complexity of your tax return, filing a free tax return is available through IRS-certified websites such as VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) and AARP Tax Aide programs. Use the search tool on the IRS website to find a website near you.
Call ahead or visit their website before going to the tax preparation website so you can check opening hours and bring all the necessary documents with you!