If you’re like a lot of people, you may have waited until now to start thinking about doing your taxes… and may be wondering how you’re going to get them filed by April 15th.
Don’t panic — we have good news! You may be able to get free help to prepare your taxes.
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 $66,000 in 2018. Free state return options are also available.
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!