Find a Tax Prep Site
Have you always wanted to prepare your own income tax return but were afraid of doing it incorrectly? Are you interested in completing your tax return yourself and in the comfort of your home for free?
Then try "MyFreeTaxes"! It's free, easy to use, reliable and available to individuals and households earning up to $57,000 for the 2012 tax year. "MyFreeTaxes" is an innovative online self-preparation filing tool that empowers users to prepare and file their federal and state tax returns for free. MyFreeTaxes" users must have a valid e-mail address and be computer savvy.
To try this easy to use free tax preparation tool independently in the comfort of your home with virtual and telephone assistance from professionals and VITA volunteers click here or go to http://myfreetaxes.com/greaternewhavenvita.
If you would like an IRS-certified volunteer to help you use this free online tax prep tool while you enter your income, deductions and credits, and file both your Federal and CT returns electronically contact at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to register for a sessions at New Life Corporation, 540 Ella Grasso Blvd., New Haven on weekdays and Saturdays and at Hamden High School on Tuesday evenings. The volunteers will explain how to enter your information, and they will answer your questions as you prepare your taxes. They will also check your return for accuracy. No lines, no waiting, and you will learn how to do your own taxes in the future. Space is limited, so you must register in advance and choose a date that is convenient for you.
FREE Tax Preparation through the Greater New Haven Vita Coalition Tax SitesAll sites offer free tax preparation on a first-come, first-serve basis to individuals and households with incomes up to $51,000 for the 2012 tax year. Most sites are open from the last week of January through mid-April. Hours are subject to change.
Come prepared! Be sure to check the list of documents to bring with you.
New Haven Sites
West Haven Sites
Greater New Haven VITA Coalition Providers
The following organizations provide support and/or services to provide VITA to residents of Greater New Haven:
View Vita Locations 2013 in a larger map New Haven Sites
Believe In Me Empowerment Corp.
423 Dixwell Avenue
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 10:00am -1:00pm
Clemente Leadership Academy
360 Columbus Avenue
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 8:30pm
Columbus Family Academy
255 Blatchley Avenue
Tuesdays & Thursdays: 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Saturdays: 10:00am - 1:30pm
Community Action Agency of New Haven
419 Whalley Avenue: Individuals are encouraged to call ahead 203-859-6635
Mondays & Wednesdays: 5:00 - 7:30pm, Saturdays: 8:00am - noon
Dixwell-Yale Community Learning Center
101 Ashmun Street
Wednesdays: 5:00 - 8:00pm, Saturdays: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Emanuel Lutheran Church
280 Humphrey Street
Sundays: noon - 4:00pm; Closed February 10th and March 24th
1580 Chapel Street
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 3:00 - 7:00pm
Gateway Community College (for students and alumni only)
20 Church Street
Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am - 2:00 pm
New Haven Public Library – Downtown
133 Elm Street
Mondays thru Thursdays: 5:00 - 8:00pm, Fridays: noon - 4:00pm
New Haven Public Library –Wilson Branch
303 Washington Avenue
Tuesdays: 5:00 - 8:00pm, Saturdays: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Spanish-American Merchants Association (SAMA) and Junta for Progressive Action VITA @ SAMA
258 Grand Avenue, 2nd Floor
Mondays & Thursdays: 5:30 - 8:00pm
Yale-New Haven Hospital (for employees only)
20 York Street
Fridays: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Career Resources (formerly STRIVE-New Haven, Inc.)
746 Chapel Street
Thursdays: 5:00 - 8:00pm
227 Elm Street
Mondays & Fridays: 5:30 - 8:30pm, Saturdays: 10:00am - 3:00pm
4 Meetinghouse Lane
Tuesdays: 9:00am - 1:00 pm