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Let’s Build Your Financial Future Together

Are you ready?

Our Tax Site opens on January 24th

We are open and scheduling appointments for the tax season. Click here to schedule an appointment or call 585-900-1004 Monday-Friday.

Here is a checklist to help you gather everything you need before visiting our site.

We Need You!

Are you interested in gaining new skills, giving back to your community, or connecting with new people? Volunteering with CASH allows you to confidently provide tax prep support or you can put other skills to work including administrative, customer service, and more. Visit our volunteer page to sign up and learn more!

Here’s the Latest In IRS News

Here is the link for information on how to file your taxes using IRS Free File https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free

For information on the status of your Federal refund, please go to https://www.irs.gov/refunds.  For information about your NYS refund, please go to https://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/file/refund.htm

For information on the new stimulus payments, please go to https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments

If you filed a return with CASH that had unemployment, we will be reaching out to you about amending your return as soon as we have more information from the IRS.


Our Programs

All of our programs are free and delivered through our team of highly-trained volunteers. Income eligibility requirements apply, so please check each program to see if you qualify.


Free Tax Prep (VITA)

Get help with filing your taxes from IRS Certified Volunteers

Financial Coaching

Get help with filing your taxes from IRS Certified Volunteers

ROC Your Family’s Future (RYFF)

Learn if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit

Seeds For Savings

Learn how to use build savings with us

About Us

Creating Assets Savings and Hope (CASH) is a community coalition of over 40 organizations, working together to improve life for low-income working families in Monroe County.

We’re a pioneer and national leader in the effort to provide financial services to low-income families. CASH was convened by the United Way of Greater Rochester in 2002. Since June 2007, CASH has been headquartered at Empire Justice Center.

Learn more about us

Our Impact


Families received help filing tax returns


Total tax refunds


Total EITC benefits to working families

“The Department of Social Services told me I owed $42,000 when I sold my home. After getting help from CASH, we decreased the amount to $20,000. The volunteers at CASH were a huge help.”

—Laurie, mother and homeowner

Read more about our impact


Get in Touch

Visit our Contact Us page to get in touch and find our locations.