The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announces the availability of Free File, providing taxpayers online tax preparation products available at no charge.
Free File is available only through IRS.gov, provides people an early opportunity to file their taxes and claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit, the enhanced Child Tax Credit, the Earned Income Tax Credit, and other important credits.
Taxpayers can use Free File to claim the remaining amount of their Child Tax Credit and claim any advance payments of the Child Tax Credit they did not receive in 2021.
This year, there are eight products in English and two in Spanish. IRS Free File is available to any person or family who earned $73,000 or less in 2021.
New York City also offers free tax prep services to those who earned $72,000 or less in 2021. Taxes are prepared by IRS certified volunteers and can be prepared in-person or virtually. Go to https://access.nyc.gov/programs/nyc-free-tax-prep/ for more information.