Free Preparation of Federal & NYS Income Tax Returns

No One Can Get You Your Full Refund Faster!

The CA$H Coalition offers FREE tax preparation to income eligble individuals* across the Greater Capital Region.

By free, we mean 100% FREE!

  • NO tax preparation fees,
  • NO hidden fees, and
  • NO one trying to sell you other products or services. 

Stop leaving your money on the table!

In the past three years, CA$H Coalition has facilitated 33,521 returns yielding $58m in returns and $20.2m in Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC) credits. All 100% Free, without fees or loans.

Call 2-1-1 on your phone to make an appointment at a site near you.

*There are three options for 100% FREE tax preparation:

Who prepares return?
Location of preparation
Income Limit
Cost
Can I e-file?
Type of Preparation

IRS certified
tax preparer
does it for you

Special VITA sites located throughout the Capital Region

$55,000**

FREE

Yes

Learn
more about
VITA

You (the taxpayer)
with guidance
from a facilitator
who helps you use
tax preparation
software

Special FSA sites located throughout the Capital Region

$66,000

FREE

Yes

Learn
more about
FSA

You (the taxpayer)
prepare your own
taxes using a
computer with internet
access to the website,
“MyFreeTaxes”

Any place with computer and internet access. There is no software to install.

$66,000

FREE

Yes

Learn
more about
MyFreeTaxes

**AARP sites have no income limit. Find a site near you here.

For more information on VITA
click here

For more information on My Free Taxes or FSA
click here