It’s that time again – here are a few resources to help you file your taxes.
Free File has offers free online commercial tax preparation software for 70 percent of taxpayers. This year, every taxpayer with a 2013 Adjusted Gross Income of $58,000 or less may prepare, complete and e-file their federal tax returns at no cost. Visit www.IRS.gov/freefile. The service is also available in Spanish.
IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), is a special program for people who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Child Tax Credit (CTC).
VITA provides Americans making $52,000 or less with free tax preparation and in-person assistance. VITA sites are staffed by IRS-certified volunteers, who help taxpayers complete their annual tax return and provide information about tax credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. Click here for a locator.
You can walk in to Grow Brooklyn at St. Nick’s Alliance at 790 Broadway without an appointment, now through April 15. All info for St. Nick’s here.
About the Free File Alliance
The Free File Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of 14 industry-leading tax software companies, has partnered with the IRS since 2003 to help low and middle-income Americans prepare, complete and e-file their federal tax returns online. The Free File Alliance is committed to giving 70 percent of Americans free access to the industry‚s top online tax preparation software. About 40 million returns have been filed through IRS Free File since its inception. For more information, visit www.freefilealliance.org.