Free Tax Preparation 2021
In-person tax filing by appointment only. Remote tax prep assistance also available.
Have your federal tax return prepared, e-filed and direct deposited for FREE.
You don't need to pay $200 or more for simple tax preparation. IRS-certified volunteers will prepare your taxes and ensure you get the largest refund for which you qualify. You may also be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when you file.
Tax Prep Locations
All taxes will be prepared BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
To schedule an appointment, visit UnitedWaySuncoast.org/VITA or call 813-419-3918.
- Documents to bring to your appointment
- COVID-19 Safety Precautions
- A COVID-19 screening will be completed at the site. If a taxpayer feels ill, they should reschedule their appointment.
- Only the taxpayer and their spouse (if filing jointly) will be allowed in the site.
- All taxpayers and volunteers must wear a face mask covering both their mouth and nose.
Remote Tax Prep
Free remote tax filing is available to access from the comfort of your own home.
Request information about preparing your own tax return with the help of our certified volunteers. (No income limit requirement)
This is the right option for you if:
- You are only filing for 2020 (not previous years)
- You’re comfortable using online tax services
- Your tax situation is simple/straightforward
- You need a quick option
For more information on any of our 2021 VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Services, visit UnitedWaySuncoast.org/VITA.
Hillsborough, Pinellas, DeSoto, Sarasota, and Manatee Counties
Still have questions?
If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.