MyFreeTaxes Toolkit for Employers

Tax help for your employees is one more way United Way works together with you! Your employees may qualify to receive free tax preparation and filing through one of our community resources. Together we offer Free Federal and State Online Filing for anyone earning less than $66,000 and In Person Filing for married couples filing jointly who make $55,000 and under, and single people who make $30,000 and under.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements and file a tax return, even if you do not owe any tax or are not required to file. EITC reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund.

MyFreeTaxes: Free Online filing for your employees!

MyFreeTaxes is a free online software sponsored by United Way Worldwide and partners. It includes free federal and state tax preparation software (through H&R Block). Your employees can file taxes from home at their convenience. For more info, click here.

You can also run MyFreeTaxes in a computer lab at your worksite to assist your employees in filing.

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance: Free Tax Preparation

Volunteer tax sites (VITA) are operated throughout the region through a partnership of IRS and local agencies and corporations.

Your employees can receive free tax preparation assistance weekends and evenings at a community site.
Click here for more information about tax preparation sites in the community.

How to get involved

Share a link on your intranet or in your employee newsletter: Add an announcement with a link to Tax Assistance 2019 on your employee Intranet or share with your employees via e-mail.
We’ve attached a sample employee newsletter article here.

Distribute flyers and posters in your workplace: Place flyers and posters in break rooms, on bulletin boards, or at meetings.

Include flyers in payroll and W-2 mailings: Timing is everything! Include our flyer or payroll insert with your employee W-2s, or share via e-mail.

Other Resources

Facts about EITC (IRS)
EITC Frequently Asked Questions (IRS)
Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service – (IRS)

For more information, please contact us.