As Tax Season approaches here are some free resources to help you prepare for filing:
Earned Income Tax Credit Information
The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC or EIC, 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
Earn It! Keep It! Save It!
The EKS campaign is hosted by the United Way Bay Area to provide free tax preparation to households earning less than $54,000 a year. Partners include the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), churches, nonprofits, AARP, and other organizations. Find a location near your (click here).
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide
AARP offers free tax preparation help to anyone 50 and older who can’t afford a tax preparation service. Find a location near you (click here).
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. Find a location near you (click here).
For additional resources and important deadlines visit: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-opens-2020-filing-season-for-individual-filers-on-jan-27