Free, online tax preparation for Snohomish County householdsSince 2009, MyFreeTaxes has helped more than 4.5 million families file free tax returns
Looking for free tax preparation online? The Walmart Foundation has joined with United Way Worldwide, Goodwill Industries International and National Disability Institute to launch MyFreeTaxes online, offering free federal and state tax preparation and filing services to eligible Snohomish County households.
The MyFreeTaxes partnership also supports free tax preparation in-person at several sites throughout Snohomish County.
Eligible taxpayers in Snohomish County can access MyFreeTaxes filing services by:
● Visiting http://www.myfreetaxes.com/everett: (Open to households earning less than $57,000 annually.)
● Calling 2-1-1 or visiting http://www.uwsc.org/freetaxpreparationcampaign.php to locate a free tax site near them that provides volunteer assisted preparation and filing. (Open to households earning less than $51,000 annually.)
The MyFreeTaxes tax filing software is provided by H&R Block®, and along with in-person free tax preparation programs, is expected to help return an estimated $1.95 billion this year in total tax refunds, credits and tax preparation fee savings to eligible taxpayers.
Since 2009, MyFreeTaxes has helped more than 4.5 million families file free tax returns, resulting in nearly $6 billion in federal income tax refunds, nearly $1.5 billion in Earned Income Tax Credits and more than $913 million in tax preparer fee savings.
MyFreeTaxes has also helped more than 610,000 taxpayers with disabilities file their returns.
“United Way of Snohomish County is excited to be part of the national MyFreeTaxes Partnership for the fourth year. Working together, we help eligible Snohomish County residents access free tax preparation and filing services, keeping more of their hard-earned money in their pockets,” said Ian Nelson, Tax Campaign Coordinator for United Way of Snohomish County.
For additional information and eligibility requirements, visit www.myfreetaxes.com/everett or call 1-855-MyTx-Help.
The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals. It's easy, safe, secure and 100 percent free. Powered by Walmart – in cooperation with Goodwill Industries International, National Disability Institute and United Way Worldwide – the MyFreeTaxes Partnership's online and in-person tax preparation and filing services have helped 4.5 million families claim nearly $6 billion in tax credits and refunds since 2009. Tax filing software provided by H&R Block. For more information, visit MyFreeTaxes.com or call 1-855-My-Tx-Help.
About United Way of Snohomish County
United Way is a community impact organization serving Snohomish County for more than 70 years. In addition to funding 102 programs through 39 agencies with a special focus on local health and human services, United Way of Snohomish County supports a number of initiatives focusing on early learning and education, financial stability for families, a youth program, North Sound 211 and an emerging initiative in survival English.
To find out more about United Way of Snohomish County, including how you can find help, how to volunteer and how United Way serves our community, please visit our website at uwsc.org.