Free Tax Prep

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No One Can Get You Your Full Refund Faster!

The CA$H Coalition offers FREE Federal and NYS income tax preparation to income-eligible 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. 

Since 2018, CA$H Coalition has facilitated 34,000 returns yielding $60m in returns and $30.4m in Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC) credits. All 100% Free, without fees or loans.

Review the options below to find the best option that fits your filing needs.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Residents who make $58,000* can have their taxes prepared for FREE by an IRS-certified tax preparer. Convenient VITA sites are located throughout the Capital Region.

* Restrictions apply

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Facilitated Self Assistance (FSA)

Taxpayers who made $66,000, have the option of filing their Federal and State taxes for FREE using a link to TaxSlayer FSA. On the site you can complete your returns on your own with access to support from VITA partners ready to answer your tax questions while you are preparing your return.

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Taxpayers who made less than $73,000, can file their taxes for FREE using

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