Serving Monroe, Owen, and Greene Counties

Free Community Tax Service 2018

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The Free Community Tax Service helps residents file their federal and Indiana tax returns for FREE and claim the EITC, if eligible.

Choose either:

 
  • Receive free one-on-one tax preparation by a Certified Tax Preparer.
  • 10 convenient locations in Monroe and Owen counties.
  • File your federal and state return for free.
  • Book your appointment online today.
      
  • File from the comfort of your own home — or anywhere with an internet connection!
  • Federal and state tax filing is free for combined Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) under $66,000.
  • Returns can be saved and finished later.
  • Free help line at 1-855-My-Tx-Help from 10 am - 10 pm EST, Monday - Saturday

Did you work in 2017? You may be eligible for up to $6,318 in Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – even if you don’t owe taxes. Click here for more about claiming your refund.


About the Free Community Tax Service:

The Free Community Tax Service helps residents file their federal and Indiana tax returns for free and claim the EITC, if eligible.United Way and the Financial Stability Alliance are proud to work with several local community organizations to help local residents retain more of their earnings.

In 2017, the Free Community Tax Service sites and over 100 volunteers filed nearly 2,400 federal and state returns for free, which saved Monroe and Owen County residents as much as $705,000 in tax preparation fees and brought back millions of dollars to our community. The Free Community Tax Service continues to expand each year to better serve area residents. Read more about the 2017 results
 

The Free Community Tax Service is brought to you by these community partners:

United Way of Monroe County is the lead convener and sponsor of the Free Community Tax Service.  This is one component of our financial stability initiatives. Services funded by United Way have a broad reach – touching 1 in 3 community members each year. To learn more about how United Way can assist you, visit www.MonroeUnitedWay.org/HowWeHelp.

Along with the United Way of Monroe County and  the Financial Stability Alliance for South Central Indiana, partners of the Free Community Tax Service include 2-1-1, AARP, Broadview Learning Center, Chinese Business Association, City of Bloomington, Ellettsville Branch Library, Indiana Legal Services, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Internal Revenue Service, Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, Monroe County Public Library, Owen County Public Library, South Central Community Action Program, Stone Belt, Twin Lakes Recreation Center, WorkOne Bloomington, and community volunteers.

Lead Partners:

 

  • Born Learning
  • Financial Stability Alliance
  • Monroe Smart Start
  • Familywize Discount Prescription Card
  • Bank On Bloomington