For the first time ever, the Benefit Fund’s Tax Preparation Assistance Program includes two quick, easy and secure options for filing your taxes online from home, with the help of our partners. Each option comes with step-by-step instructions and phone assistance to help you prepare your taxes yourself.
Food Bank For New York City: TurboTax Self Tax Preparation Program for Those with a Household Income of $33,000 or Less
Tax preparation experts will be available by phone at the Food Bank For New York City Self Prep Support Line to provide help if you need it. Call (646) 981-6111, Monday through Saturday, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.
New York City Department of Consumer Affairs’ Office of Financial Empowerment in Partnership with United Way Worldwide and H&R Block: MyFreeTaxes Tax Preparation Program for Those with a Household Income of $66,000 or Less
Tax preparation experts will be available by phone at the MyFreeTaxes Helpline to provide help if you need it. Call (855) 698-9435, Monday through Friday, from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, or Saturday from 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Please note that throughout this process, you should see the “MyFreeTaxes” logo at the top left corner of your screen. If you do not see it, you will need to exit, and then log into the system again.
For more information about NYC locations, please call 311 or your 1199SEIU Benefit Fund at (646) 473-9200.