Organizations Offering Virtual Tax Help:
National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
Virtual Taxpayer Preparation – Volunteers prepare your taxes for free.
Services available in: English and Spanish
Taxpayer must have: email, phone number, tax consent form, capability to download and print documents
For more information: Call 862-308-0466 or email email@example.com
NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection
Virtual Tax Preparation and Other Options –Volunteers prepare your taxes for free.
If your income is $68,000 or less in 2020, you are eligible to receive free virtual tax preparation regardless of your immigration status.
Services available in: English, Spanish, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, and Russian
Taxpayer must have: access to a computer, tablet, or smartphone; a stable internet connection; access to text or email and ability to download secure video conference software.
For more information: Visit nyc.gov/taxprep
Virtual Taxpayer Preparation and Other Options – Volunteers prepare your taxes for free.
Services available in: English and other languages (specify your language needs when inquiring)
Taxpayer must have: email, phone number, access to computer or cellular phone with Internet access
For more information: Visit uutax.org or call 718-784-0877, ext.7
New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
If your income is $72,000 or less, you qualify to receive free virtual tax assistance. Volunteers from New York State Tax Department will guide you step-by-step through their online tax software as you prepare and e-file your federal and state income tax returns.
Taxpayer must have: active email account and copy of last year’s tax return or 2019 federal adjusted gross income (FAGI) – if you file a return
For more information: Visit the Department FSA website: www.tax.ny.gov/fsa
Preregister by email: Downstate.FSA.Appointments@tax.ny.gov
Virtual Tax Return Assistance
Tuesdays, from 10am-12noon and 2-4pm
Feb. 16, 23, Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, Apr. 6, 13, 27, May 4 and 11
English: Feb. 18, 25, Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6 and 13
Note: You are filing a basic tax return if your 2020 income was reported on one or more of the following: Form W-2, 1099-G, 1099-B, Form 1099-R or 1099-INT, Form 1098-T, Form 1095, and you are not filing any of these schedules:
- 1099-MISC. report self-employed income, income or loss from a business you operated or a profession you practiced as a sole proprietor
- Cash income for self-employed activity
- 1099-NEC or income or loss from rental real estate or royalties
Virtual Basic Tax Assistance provided in English; however, Chinese, Spanish, Urdu/Bengali assistance may also be available.