Tax Assistance

 

Free Tax Preparation

 

Need to file your taxes? You may be eligible to file your taxes at a free tax preparation site if your household income was less than $54,000 in 2016. Click here to locate a free tax site in your community.

 

Trying to find a local AARP to get your taxes filed for free? Click here to locate local AARP's in your community.

 

Filing your taxes your own?  Click here to file your taxes for free online.

 

Tax Credits

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

A refundable tax credit from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that helps boost the incomes of low-wage, working families. One of the nation’s most effective anti-poverty tools, the federal EITC lifts more than 6.5 million families out of poverty each year. In 2013, more than 354,000 Colorado taxpayers received $772 million in EITC refunds. Learn more from the Piton Foundation here.

 

Child Tax Credit
A federal tax credit worth up to $1,000 for each child under the age of 17 claimed on a tax return. Learn more.

 

PTC Rebate
A state tax credit that provides Property/Rent/Heat credits for low-income seniors and disabled individuals. Learn more.

 

Additional federal and state tax credits that benefit working families may also be available. Learn more about federal tax credits from the Internal Review Service and state tax credits from the Colorado Department of Revenue.