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Free tax prep services in Tulsa and online

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Jan 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-22 13:07:07-05

TULSA — It's about that time of the year to file your taxes, but doing your taxes this year might not be a burden if you're expecting a refund.

The experience of filing your taxes is a different story for those who end up owing money.

There are several places around Tulsa and online where you can get help to file for free.

The Goodwill Tulsa holds its volunteer income tax assistance program.

Starting Feb. 1, they will have tax preparation at several locations, including the Tulsa Dream Center, YWCA East Community Center, and Goodwill Industries Tulsa for certain

days of the week through tax season.

People making a household income of $56,000 or less can file for free.

It's first-come, first-serve, and no appointments are needed.

Officials say if you make under $69,000 a year as an individual or total when filing jointly, the IRS offers free filing options.

Officials say although each partner has their eligibility requirements.

For example, for H and R bock, you have to meet the income requirement and be under the age of 51 active duty military or qualified for a tax income credit.

To help sort through this, the IRS offers a "Free file online lookup tool."

You can plug in your age income and answer a few other questions to be matched with the best filing option.

If you make more than $69,000 a year, you may be able to file for free through my free taxes.com.

It's a service offered by United Way, there is not an income limit this year, but only works with regular wage income.

If you made money driving for Uber or Lyft. Those forms aren't included.

If you're in the military, active duty guard, or reserve, you can use MilTax a service provided by the department of defense.

It's provided free with no income or tax form restrictions.

If you meet criteria but are asked to pay to file, double-check the link to the tax site.

Most offer other versions that can cost.

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