United Way of Northwest Louisiana is offering free e-file for federal and state tax returns to those who qualify.
To qualify, individuals or families must have a combined income of less than $57,000. To get started, visit www.unitedwaynwla.org/freetaxes. The software will walk users through the process, step-by-step. If filers have questions, they are encouraged to call 1-855-My-TX-Help (1-855-698-9435), Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Additionally, if users would prefer to file their taxes in person, there is a link on the site to direct them to the nearest free filing location.
“We want to make sure that everyone gets the tax return they deserve,” said Bruce Willson, President and CEO of United Way of Northwest Louisiana. “This service allows us to do just that. Plus, the monies people receive from their returns often get pumped right back into the community through various purchases, which helps bolster our economy.”
Specific tax preparation questions should be directed to the IRS or posed to those at 1-855-My-TX-Help (1-855-698-9435), Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.