Monday, February 20, 2017

 

 

Free Filing and Tax Help

Have a question while you are preparing your return?

Certified tax coaches can help.

 Who Qualifies?

You can file a free federal and up to three state returns

if your income in 2016 was $64,000 or less.

 

Who can get free tax preperation and the Earned Income Credit?

Earned Income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

$47,955 ($53,505 if Married Filing Jointly) with three or more qualifying children

$44,648 ($50,198 if Married Filing Jointly) with two qualifying children

$39,296 ($44,846 if Married Filing Jointly) with one qualifying child

$14,880 ($20,430 if Married Filing Jointly) with no qualifying child

 

The maximum EITC for 2016:

$6,269 with three or more qualifying children

$5,572 with two qualifying children

$3,373 with one qualifying child

$506 with no qualifying child 

Find out if you qualify. Use the EITC Assistant or the EITC Calculator on MyFreeTaxes.com.

 

Contact Information

By Phone: 855-698-9435

By E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Assistors will be answering questions Monday through Saturday 9 AM – 9 PM CST
  • If you qualify for the new Affordable Care Act (ACA), they will also be able to help.
  • Questions are answered in the order that they are received.
  • Responses are provided within 24 hours (except on weekends; more complex questions may require additional research).

 

If you are being charged to prepare your federal or state tax return

and your income is $64,000 or less, STOP and call 855-698-9435.