Tax Preparation

United Way’s FREE Tax Help Campaign had a record breaking year!  During the 2017 tax season United Way assisted 22,700 families and individuals with tax preparation services, returning $30.5 million in refunds, including over $9.7 million in EITC. They ran 27 tax prep sites across King County.

  • 386 referrals were made to WithinReach for healthcare and Basic Food signups
  • 29% of all clients served received EITC
  • 3,429 households were connected to public benefits or asset building services.
  • 6 one-day events for were held to reach underserved populations
  • 727 individuals were referred for financial and debt reduction counseling & 87 credit reports were reviewed

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Need Help? Ask a Librarian 24/7

Free Tax Help is available at the Seattle Public Library. For locations and times refer to the Calendar of Events and search Free Tax Help.  Calendar of Events> .

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AARP Tax Aide

AARP offers tax preparation and assistance for low and moderate-income individuals aged 60 and older. To locate the nearest AARP Tax-Aide site, call 888-227-7669 or  Learn more>

The University of Washington Federal Tax Clinic

The Tax Clinic represents income eligible taxpayers who have ongoing disputes with the Internal Revenue Service.  Call 866-866-0158.  Learn more>