Connecting for Good now operates several IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax preparation sites in the Kansas City area. VITA offers FREE tax help to hard-working taxpayers with incomes of $60,000 and below who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Click here to visit Connecting for Good's website, where you can get more information!
With $30,000 in prizes and 102 chances to win, SaveYourRefund gives Americans big incentives to save part of their tax refund.
- Use Form 8888 when you file your taxes to split your refund into two parts, one for spending, one for savings.
- Save as little as $50 of that split into a savings account, certificate of deposit, IRA, prepaid card, savings bond, or Treasury Direct account.
- Enter to win a $100 prize by giving us your savings information, and enter a contest for the grand prize by submitting a photo of your savings goal or motivation.
- Click here to visit Save Your Refund's website to get more info.
Our partners at Community Services League will host a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax preparation site. VITA offers FREE tax help to hard-working taxpayers with incomes of $66,000 and below who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Contact CSL for more information. 816.254.4100
Do it Yourself
Want to prepare your federal and state returns for free? If your total income (including your spouse’s income, if applicable) is less than $66,000, you qualify.
Need Assistance with a Tax Problem?
Free legal resources are available to help low-income families with tax-related problems from prior years. (To qualify, income needs to be below $28,725 for individuals or under $58,875 for a family of four). Assistance can include helping response to IRS audits, establishing payment plans and other options.
Kansas City Tax Clinic
This is a project of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Graduate Tax Law Foundation and is staffed by UMKC tax law students under the supervision of experienced practitioners.
Contact: UMKC Law School, 52nd and Oak, Kansas City, MO (816) 235-6201