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Open Tax Sites
A select few sites are providing in-person tax help. Take a look at the list! Please continue to check our website for the most up-to-date information.

Supported DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Filing
United Way Bay Area is offering supported DIY tax filing via online webinar! Income limit: $66k or less. Sign-up for an appointment and our staff and volunteers will help you as you complete your return for free. Advanced registration via Eventbrite is required. Visit to make an appointment for an upcoming session! (NOTE: This is the only option for Foreign Students!)

File Online with Help from Our Experts
United Way Bay Area has partnered with Code for America to offer online filing by our trusted and trained staff and volunteers via Get Your Refund. Fill out a quick online interview and upload documents, and our team will do the rest. Visit to learn more. (Not available for Foreign Students)

IRS Free File
The IRS Free File Alliance provides online tools to file your return on your own, online, for free. Visit IRS Free File for options and information.

Federal Economic Impact Payments
Most taxpayers do not need to take action to receive the Federal Economic Impact Payments. For more information, including how to check the status of your payment, please visit

Filing Deadline Information
The IRS and the State of California have extended the filing deadline and tax payments regardless of the amount due until July 15th, 2020. More information is available at and

Go to Get Tax Help

Get Tax Help

Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Bay Area provides free tax preparation to low- to moderate-income individuals, families, and seniors. Tax returns are prepared by trained and IRS-certified volunteers at local community organizations.

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