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FREE TAX PREP PROGRAM

Free Tax Preparation Services

Free Tax Preparation Services
CASH is closed for the rest of the summer and will reopen after labor day.

Clients have up to 3 years to file return and there are no penalty if do not owe taxes. There will be a penalty if you do owe, but the client can still file. Please click the button below to be taken to the IRS website for more information.

If you received a letter from IRS/NYS, we can not help you at this time. You can call a Taxpayer Advocate at 1-877-777-4778. For more information, click on the button below to go to the Taxpayer Advocate website.

If you need to complete your taxes, you may do them yourself with online services. Please click the button below to see your options.

 

 

 

 

 

CASH operates free, high quality tax preparation sites throughout Monroe County.   IRS Certified Volunteers prepare and electronically file federal and NYS tax returns for free for income eligible persons.  We also provide our clients
with great information about home buying programs, debt management, credit reports, savings programs, affordable health care and health insurance, money management, job training, and more!

Free Income tax return preparation

CASH operates free, high quality tax preparation sites throughout Monroe County.   IRS Certified Volunteers prepare and electronically file federal and NYS tax returns for free for income eligible persons.  We also provide our clients
with great information about home buying programs, debt management, credit reports, savings programs, affordable health care and health insurance, money management, job training, and more!

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • YOUR TOTAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME IS LESS THAN $55,000 FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN & LESS THAN $25,000 FOR WORKERS WITHOUT CHILDREN AND
  • YOU WORKED AND LIVED ONLY IN NEW YORK STATE (AND NOT IN NY CITY)  AND
  • YOU DON’T HAVE RENTAL PROPERTY INCOME  AND
  • YOU DID NOT SELL STOCKS, BONDS OR OTHER FINANCIAL ASSETS AND
  • IF YOU ARE SELF EMPLOYED, YOU DID NOT HAVE A LOSS, NO EMPLOYEES & YOUR BUSINESS EXPENSES WERE LESS THAN $25,000.

IF YOU HAVE MILITARY PAY, PLEASE NOTIFY THE SITE WHEN YOU ARRIVE TO VERIFY A QUALIFIED VOLUNTEER IS ON SITE TO PREPARE YOUR RETURN

WHAT TO BRING

  • PICTURE IDS FOR YOU AND YOUR SPOUSE (IF FILLING JOINTLY)
  • SOCIAL SECURITY CARD for EACH person listed on tax return (Or government issued document with last 4 of SSN)
  • IF YOU ARE SELF-EMPLOYED, BRING RECORDS FOR INCOME AND EXPENSES RELATED TO YOUR BUSINESS.
  • ALL 1099 FORMS THAT YOU RECEIVED (EXAMPLES: RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS, SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS, & UNEMPLOYMENT INCOME
  • COPY OF PREVIOUS YEAR’S TAX RETURN, IF AVAILABLE
  • CHILDCARE PROVIDER’S NAME, ADDRESS AND TAX ID NUMBER TO CLAIM CREDITS FOR CHILDCARE EXPENSES, IF APPLICABLE
  • COPY OF 1098T AND RECORDS FOR COLLEGE EXPENSES TO CLAIM CREDITS FOR EDUCATION EXPENSES, IF APPLICABLE
  • FOR DIRECT DEPOSIT, BRING ACCOUNT AND ROUTING INFORMATION FOR CHECKINGS, SAVINGS, AND PREPAID CARD ACCOUNTS.
  • W-2 FORMS FORMS FOR ALL JOBS WORKED IN THE TAX YEAR