File your taxes with NYC Free Tax Prep. Changes to tax credits means more money for you when you file. They'll help you get your money. If you earned $72,000 or less in 2021, file for FREE with an IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparer.
There are several ways to file:
In-Person Tax Prep: Knowledgeable IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparers will sit down with you to complete an accurate tax return. Sessions take a minimum of 30 minutes.
Drop-off Service: You can drop off your tax documents and pick up the completed return later.
Virtual Tax Prep: is a safe and reliable online tax prep service. You must have access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone; a stable internet connection; and the ability to download secure video conference software. An IRS certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) volunteer preparer will:
help you file your 2021 tax return during a 60-90 minute virtual call;
use a secure digital system to manage your tax documents;
answer your tax questions.
Assisted Self-Preparation: allows filers to complete their tax return online on their own and an IRS certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparer will be available by phone or email to answer questions. Filers will need access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone; a stable internet connection; an email address, and their 2020 adjusted gross income (AGI) or self-select PIN.
IMPORTANT: If your family received advance Child Tax Credit payments in 2021, you must file a return in 2022 to claim the remaining 50% of your total credit. This includes families who signed up using the IRS Non-filer Portal or GetCTC.org.