My Free Taxes | United Way

United Way partners with H&R Block, to provide free online tax preparation software to everyone who made less than $66,000 last year. Yes, it’s really free. MyFreeTaxes is the only free, national, online tax filing product offered by a nonprofit. United Way is committed to ensuring that you can easily and accurately file your taxes to receive the refunds you deserve. MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and simple way for individuals or households earning less than $66,000 to file federal and up to three state taxes. Angeline our Director uses this software every year!

The filing software is powered by H&R Block, which guarantees that tax returns are 100 percent accurate. So, don’t stress, because anyone who uses MyFreeTaxes is guaranteed to receive the maximum refund they deserve. 

When are my 2018 taxes due?

Your federal tax returns are due by Monday, April 15, 2019, unless you file for an extension

How early can I start filing my taxes using MyFreeTaxes?

The IRS will begin accepting 2018 tax returns on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Why use

  • Everyone whose household income was less than $66,000 in 2018 is eligible

  • It’s H&R Block’s Premium tax prep product, 100% accuracy guaranteed

  • Free federal and state filing (up to 3 states) are included

  • More forms are included than with any other free product

  • You can file easily either on desktop or mobile

  • Chat, phone, and email assistance from tax professionals is included

  • Life is short, and you shouldn’t have to pay to file your taxes

What does MyFreeTaxes include?

H&R Block to provides its premium online tax filing software through MyFreeTaxes and always offers filing of federal and up to three state taxes for free. In addition, MyFreeTaxes provides more forms and guidance than any other free product on the market. The 2018 version of includes beyond basic forms for your complex filing situations. 

How long will it take me to file my taxes with MyFreeTaxes?

Most people complete their taxes under an hour. MyFreeTaxes is simple to use; just upload a picture of your W-2 and MyFreeTaxes will automatically fill in your information.

How can I be sure my information is secure?

The MyFreeTaxes filing software is powered by H&R Block, which uses the highest industry standards to safeguard your information. United Way does not have access to any of your personal information. 

Can I file if I am a contractor (Schedule C or 1099)?

Whether you’re a freelancer, an independent contractor, or have a side-job, MyFreeTaxes ensures you get every dollar you deserve. MyFreeTaxes offers specialized forms for self-employed filers.

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