Individuals who are comfortable using a computer to file electronically can file Federal and State returns for free online using My Free Taxes regardless of income as long as they do not need to file the Schedule C Form 1040 (Profit or Loss from Business – Sole Proprietorship), Schedule D Form 1040 (Capital Gains and Losses), or Schedule E Form 1040 (Supplemental Income and Loss). Schedules D and E are not supported at all on the software, but those who need to use Schedule C will only pay a discounted fee of $25.00 (the normal fee is $50).
There is also a phone support hotline available for those using MyFreeTaxes.com who need extra assistance. For more information, please visit www.myfreetaxes.com.This free online service is offered by United Way and powered by H&R Block. The tax software assures users an accurate and secure tax filing process.
VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE
UPDATES COMING SOON ABOUT VITA PROGRAMS THAT ARE OPEN IN WATUAGA AND ASHE COUNTIES IN 2021!
Individuals who would prefer to have a trained volunteer assist them with the completion of their tax return may be available for assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Individuals with incomes of less than $66,000 are eligible for assistance through VITA.