UW encourages residents to use free tax site

TIPP CITY — Tipp City Area United Way is encouraging eligible residents to file their taxes for free and claim their full refunds using MyFreeTaxes.com.

Households earning $62,000 or less a year can now go online to www.tippcityauw.org and click on the ‘My Free Taxes’ tab to receive free federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance online. MyFreeTaxes is the only free online platform that can be used to file federal and state taxes in all 50 states.

MyFreeTaxes is an easy, fast secure federal and state filing site powered by H&R Block. The online tool allows eligible taxpayers, with combined household income of $62,000 or less, to self-file for free using a simple step-by-step process that includes free telephone, email, and online chat support from IRS-certified specialists. Helping to maximize refunds for eligible families and individuals so they can claim valuable tax credits to help keep more money in their pockets.

MyFreeTaxes.com is an interactive resource for information regarding tax preparation, valuable credits including the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit, and personal finance. It’s funded by a $4.1 million grant from the Walmart Foundation, and made possible through a collaboration of 1,000 partners, including the IRS, colleges and universities, nonprofit organizations, and state and local government agencies.

Contact the Tipp City Area United Way office at 937-669-3863 or visit www.tippcityauw.org to find My Free Taxes or other additional information.

Contact: Deborah Carr Tipp City Area United Way Phone 937-669-3863 Fax 937-667-8862 P.O. Box 95 12 South Third Street Tipp City, OH 45371