The City of Irvine, in partnership with Orange County United Way, is offering free tax-preparation services to taxpayers who earned less than $60,000 in 2017. Qualifying taxpayers who live, work or attend school in Irvine can receive help filing their taxes from IRS-trained and certified volunteers, who will also assist eligible taxpayers in applying for tax credits, including the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC).
Free tax-preparation services are available at Cypress Community Park, 255 Visions in Irvine, from Jan. 30 to April 12, 2018. An appointment is required; no walk-ins will be accepted. Call Orange County United Way at 888-434-8248 for more information on EITC eligibility, and to schedule an appointment.
Taxpayers with Internet access can chose to file their own federal and state tax returns online for free at MyFreeTaxes.com. Individuals must have less than $66,000 in 2017 household income to utilize this free online service.