Filing your taxes at an NYC Free Tax Prep site is completely free and includes e-filing and direct deposit of your refund.
Some sites have income limits. For most sites, you must have earned $54,000 or less in 2016 to use In Person service.
Please see the site details for more information.
NYC Free Tax Prep Service Options
In Person: At these sites, you sit down with an IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparer to complete your return.
Some NYC Free Tax Prep sites have special services if:
You are self-employed.
You are applying for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number.
You are a senior over age 60 with pension or retirement-related questions.
You need to file or change your return from a previous tax year.
Drop-off: At these sites, you will drop off your documents and pick up the completed return later.
Assisted Self-Preparation: Complete your tax return online at certain NYC Free Tax Prep sites with help from an IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparer.
You must have earned $64,000 or less in 2016 and have a valid email address to use the Assisted Self-Preparation service.