Last updated 10/1/2021
Filing taxes can feel overwhelming, but there are resources to help make sure that you file correctly and claim all the credits/refunds that you deserve.
How can I file taxes for free?
There are several tools to help you file taxes for free:Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Am I eligible for free tax preparation assistance?
Eligibility varies depending on the program and the type of tax return you are filing. Click on the programs above to learn more.
Why is it important to get help with tax preparation?
If you are eligible, it’s important to get help from an IRS-trained and certified volunteer so you can make sure your household claims all available tax credits.
Even if you don’t normally file taxes, doing so in 2021 might have some benefits. In addition to potentially claiming the Child Tax Credit and Earned Income Tax Credit, you could also receive all three stimulus checks.
Need more information?
Call 2-1-1 or 1-888-892-1162 to speak with an NC 211 call specialist.