Certain households qualify for free tax preparation assistance and/or free tax filing software.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax preparation and filing to qualified households making less than $54,000 a year. To see if you qualify or to schedule an appointment, call 2-1-1 beginning January 29 at 9:30 a.m. Scheduling services are available Monday–Friday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. During February, scheduling preference will be given to families with children.
To make an appointment at the VITA program located at Cottages of Hope or T.O. Smith Elementary in Ogden, call 801-393-4011.
Free online software, powered by H&R Block, is available for households with income under $66,000 through United Way’s My Free Taxes website. This easy-to-use secure software leads taxpayers through the filing process step by step.