MyFreeTaxes.com – Income Tax Assistance

mft-logoDon’t pay to file your taxes.*

No one loves filing taxes, right?

But this year, it’s easier than ever for simple returns if you use MyFreeTaxes.com

United Way of Central Illinois is committed to ensuring people in Sangamon and Menard counties can easily and accurately file their taxes to receive the refunds and credits they deserve.

With MyFreeTaxes®, filing your return is free! That means you can file your federal and state returns without spending any money in tax preparation fees. For the 13th year, United Way is providing online tax filing software, accessible through MyFreeTaxes.com, to help taxpayers easily and accurately file their taxes themselves from their computer or smartphone.

That means you can file your federal and state returns without spending any money inSo far, MyFreeTaxes has helped 1.3 million people save $260 million in tax filing fees. And this year, MyFreeTaxes is available in English and Spanish.

The secure software walks you through the filing process and screens for common tax deductions and credits you may be eligible for, like the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Child Tax Credit.

You can also use MyFreeTaxes to claim missed stimulus payments. That’s part of our effort to make sure you get back every penny possible.  If you need help, Use the Helpline to talk to a real person trained by the IRS. MyFreeTaxes’ Helpline is open from 10 am-6 pm EST daily to clarify things like filing status. Just call 1-866-698-9435.

Other tax situations covered in MyFreeTaxes include:

  • W-2 income
  • Schedule C Self Employment
  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT or 1099-DIV
  • Student education expenses, credits or student loan interest
  • Unemployment income
  • Claiming the standard deduction
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Child tax credits
  • Child and dependent care expenses.

MyFreeTaxes is the largest free, online tax filing product offered by a nonprofit. United Way of Central Illinois in cooperation with United Way Worldwide makes this service available as part of our fight for the financial stability of every person in our community.

People saying doing your taxes is a chore. Prove them wrong. MyFreeTaxes is fast. It’s easy. You can do it from anywhere: your phone, tablet or laptop. You can start on one device, and finish on another. Above all, MyFreeTaxes is free, regardless of income for all simple returns!

Don’t pay to file your taxes.

Anyone of any income level can file simple returns for free. That means simple federal and up to three state tax returns – without spending any money in tax preparation fees.

Free doesn’t always mean free.

Some “free” tax prep products only cover federal (not state), or charge extra for anything beyond the most basic forms.

Let experts handle the details.

Use the Helpline to talk to a real person trained by the IRS. MyFreeTaxes’ Helpline is open from 10 am-6 pm EST daily to clarify things like filing status. Just call 1-866-698-9435.

To learn more, visit www.myfreetaxes.com.


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