Free Tax Prep and Filing Options

January 4, 2017

Are you familiar with Free Tax Preparation?  Many people are eligible for this service. Start filing your taxes for free from a variety of sources. Learn more about tax prep at https://www.realeconomicimpact.org/our-work/taxes-and-tax-preparation.  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offer free tax help to people who qualify. To find a nearby VITA site go to irs.gov and enter “free tax prep” in the search box or use the IRS smartphone app to find a free tax prep provider.  Need a checklist to prepare for taxes, view Tax Preparation Checklist at MyFreeTaxes.  Key information from IRS is posted in the flyer below.

Resources for Participants

Stay up to date on announcements and resources from the Social Security Administration by opening the links below.

Social Security offers online wage reporting service to people who receive Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Income (SSDI), and to "concurrent" beneficiaries (people who receive both SSI and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)).  The online wage reporting service is available at mySocial Security. Read more...

As a recipient of Social Security disability benefits, you need to remain vigilant of fraidulent phone calls from people claiming to be from SSA.

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