Free Filing Options Still Available

If the IRS owes you money, you can still file to get your cash-back tax refund and ensure you receive your Economic Impact Payment as soon as possible.

Check out the free, online tax preparation options available:

  • Remote Drop Off – A new program by Code for America in partnership with VITA sites is available to households making $66,000 or less
  • IRS Free File – Includes a number of free online filing options for both federal and state returns available for households making $69,000 or less
  • – Through United Way’s partnership with H&R Block, every household with a simple return can file their federal and state taxes for free (this option does not include filers who are contract workers, i.e. Uber or Lyft drivers)


You’ve estimated your refund. What’s next?

Collect all the documents needed to file your taxes

  • Photo ID
  • W-2s, 1099s and all other tax-related documents for 2019
  • Social Security or ITIN cards for all individuals on the return

Full list of items

Using a paid preparer?

If you choose to use a paid preparer to complete your taxes, be sure you are getting the best service possible from a trusted source by asking the right questions. 

What you need to know