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Need Help Filing Your Taxes?

NEED HELP FILING YOUR TAXES?

The United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties offers two options for FREE tax preparation! Many people Lackawanna and Wayne Counties are eligible to file their taxes for free and can receive help preparing their forms through these programs which help taxpayers in our community save an average of $200 in fees. Many tax clients also find they're eligible to get money back from the IRS, through Earned Income Tax Credits, Child Tax Credits and other credits.

ONLINE - MYFREETAXES.COM

File your own federal and state income tax return for FREE online!
  • For households with income of $66,000 or less in 2017.
  • Safe. Secure. Free. Easy.
  • File online
  • Utilizes H&R Block software
  • Offers free telephone, email or online chat support in English and Spanish
  • Visit My Free Taxes online to file today.

IN PERSON - VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE (VITA)

Our IRS-certified, trained volunteers will prepare and file your federal, state and local income tax return for FREE!

  • PLEASE NOTE: AS OF 2/23/18, WE HAVE REACHED CAPACITY. NO ADDITIONAL APPOINTMENTS ARE AVAILABLE. WALK-IN SERVICE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON IS STILL AVAILABLE AS IS THE MYFREETAXES.COM SERVICE ABOVE.
  • For households with income of $54,000 or less in 2017
  • Safe. Secure. Free. Easy.
  • File in person either electronically or by mail
  • Walk-in service is provided by the University of Scranton at Brennan Hall (Madison Ave., Scranton)
  • View the complete calendar (hit the "Next" button to advance the calendar to February, March or April) or download it here{Updated 2/23/18}
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