NYC’s Free Tax Prep

Tax season is upon us and we wanted to make sure our community members have information about NYC’s Free Tax Prep.

If you earned $66,000 or less in 2017, you can use NYC Free Tax Prep to file for free and keep your whole refund.

1. File online at nyc.gov/taxprep (Income of $66,000 or less in 2017)

  • The online service is quick, easy, and secure.
  • Step-by-step instructions help you claim deductions and credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and NYC Child Care Tax Credit (NYC CCTC).
  • Experts are available by phone to answer questions.

2. File in person at your local NYC Free Tax Prep site (For most sites, income of $54,000 or less in 2017)

  • There are more than 200 NYC Free Tax Prep sites in all five boroughs.
  • IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparers help you claim deductions and credits like the EITC and NYC CCTC.
  • Some sites let you drop off your tax documents and pick up the completed return later.

AND
Save the Date for February 10th for the NYC Free Tax Prep-a-Thon from 9am to 9pm.

This 12-hour filing marathon and resource fair will have sites in all five boroughs.

For more information, go to nyc.gov/taxprep