How to get your taxes done for free
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – In San Diego County there are several ways to get your taxes done for free and get money back with the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Nancy Sasaki, President and CEO, United Way of San Diego County along with William York, Executive Vice President, 2-1-1 San Diego stopped by Good Morning San Diego with some advice on filing taxes.
According to United Way of San Diego County if you make about $54,900 or less annually, you can get your taxes done for free in person at 61 sites across the San Diego County. If your household makes $66,000 or less annually, you may be eligible to file your taxes online for free at myfreetaxes.org.
In 2018, the San Diego EITC Coalition brought more than $40 million in federal and state refunds back to 31,000 residents in San Diego communities.
San Diegans may qualify for federal EITC if they make $54,000 per year or less, and they may qualify for Cal EITC if they make $25,000 or less. New this year: Cal EITC is available to young adults, 18-24, and seniors, 65 years and older, without qualifying children in their household, said 2-1-1 San Diego.
To learn more, see if you qualify or book an appointment, call 2-1-1 or visit myfreetaxes.org.