Free Tax Assistance: Keep Your Hard Earned Money
Tired of paying high tax preparation fees? United Way and community partners provide free tax preparation services to hard working individuals and families in our Tri-State region.
In 2016, more than 21,000 local families received over $23 million in tax refunds. It’s easy, fast, and free.
1. File your taxes online for free!
MyFreeTaxes is a United Way-supported free online service for filing federal and state taxes using your own computer. It’s free, easy and safe, and offers one-on-one help through phone or chat.
Sites open January-April:
- AARP Foundation Tax-Aide sites 39 sites, most require appointments. http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.actionOhio Benefits Bank assistance sites 16 sites, most by appointment https://secure.thebenefitbank.org/ums?task=locator (Filter for sites offering tax assistance)
- IRS Site finder For tax sites anywhere in the country
- VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) are volunteer-run sites sponsored by United Way and partner agencies at locations throughout our region.