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United Way Income Tax Assistance
Tools & Resources
There are a variety of tools and resources to help you during tax season.
Tax Credit Information and Eligibility
Click on the links below to learn more about tax credits that can provide much-needed extra funds.
Free Tax Sites in Northern New Jersey
Sites open in February and remain available through Tax Day*. Appointments are required. To make an appointment, dial 2-1-1 to be connected to a location near you.
You can also click here for a listing of sites.
Residents in North Essex, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren counties will
have the ability to schedule free tax preparation appointments online.
Check back soon for details.
* We can help with back taxes. For more information, call Monica Conover at 908.253.6529.
Filing a Return Online for Free
United Way partners with MyFreeTaxes to provide community members with a free online service to do their taxes from their personal computer. Families and individuals with a combined income under $58,000 in 2013 are qualified to use this new website. Click here to learn more!
If you need help while filing your return, call 1.855.My.Tx.Help (1.855.698.9435) to be connected with a qualified tax volunteer who can answer your questions. This helpline is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00am to 10:00pm.
What to Bring to Your Tax Appointment
Download this postcard with a list of all the essentials you will need to bring to your free tax preparation appointment.
PDF Tax Appointment Checklist
Important! You will need to bring your social security card in order to file your taxes. If you misplaced your card or are not sure of your number, not to worry! Click here to learn how to obtain this information.
IRS Withholding Calculator
Some individuals may benefit from having less money withheld from their paychecks, giving them more money now to help pay bills or build savings. For others, they may not have enough withheld from their paychecks and end up having to pay back the government at tax time.
For help determining the best option for you, click here to access the IRS withholding calculator.
Join the Tax Preparation Team
Click here to become a volunteer.
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