United Way fights for the health, education and financial stability of every person, in every community.
MyFreeTaxes.com offers financial education and tools to build a solid foundation that improves lives. Tax refund checks are often the largest paycheck that a family receives and can be used to pay bills, save for the future, buy groceries, etc.
According to MyFreeTaxes.com, 70% of US filers are eligible for free tax preparation but don’t take advantage, potentially paying to access tax credits or deductions such as the EITC.
Since 2009, almost 1 Million taxpayers filed using MyFreeTaxes, bringing $1.4 Billion back to communities in tax refunds, and saving individuals and families $191 Million in tax filing fees.
United Way and H&R Block partner to offer MyFreeTaxes- free online tax preparation- to individuals and families who earned $66,000 or less in 2018. The toolkit has simple instructions and easy to use templates to help your organization reach more eligible filers.