Learn How to File Your Taxes for FREE this Year - United Way of Central Alabama

Learn How to File Your Taxes for FREE this Year

No one loves filing taxes, right? But this year, it’s easier than ever to file your own taxes if you use MyFreeTaxes.com.

With MyFreeTaxes®, filing your return is free! That means you can file your federal and state returns without spending any money on tax preparation fees. So far, MyFreeTaxes has helped 1.3 million people save $260 million in tax-filing fees.

“MyFreeTaxes is such a simple process that has saved me so much time and money. I no longer wait hours at a tax preparation company with my kids and pay someone to file my taxes for me. It allows me to spend time on what matters most.”

Christina Gilliam, Software & Applications Support Specialist at United Way of Central Alabama

The secure software walks you through the filing process and screens for common tax deductions and credits you may be eligible for, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Child Tax Credit. You can also use MyFreeTaxes to claim missed stimulus payments. If you need help, use the Helpline to talk to a real person trained by the IRS.

“I was surprised at how simple MyFreeTaxes was to use. The process is quick, easy, and can be at home. Did I mention it IS actually free? No catch, which means I can put that money right into savings.”

Cody Pasley, Computer Support Technician at United Way of Central Alabama

Other tax situations covered in MyFreeTaxes:

  • W-2 income
  • Schedule C Self Employment
  • Limited interest and dividend income reported on a 1099-INT or 1099-DIV
  • Student education expenses, credits or student-loan interest
  • Unemployment income
  • Claiming the standard deduction
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Child and dependent care expenses

People say doing your taxes is a chore. Prove them wrong. MyFreeTaxes is fast. It’s easy. You can do it from anywhere on your phone, tablet or laptop. You can even start on one device and finish on another. 

Click here to learn how you can file your taxes safely and securely through United Way of Central Alabama.