Help With Taxes

FOOD BANK’S FREE TAX FILING SERVICE IS BACK!

100% Online for Your Safety and Convenience

Food Bank’s Tax Assistance Program provides low-income New Yorkers with free tax preparation services, helping them get the refunds and credits to which they are entitled. This includes the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which alone can be worth up to $8,852 for families. File your taxes with Food Bank safely and securely, without leaving your home, and take charge of your finances in this uncertain time!

START FILING YOUR TAXES ONLINE TODAY

If you missed the deadline to file your 2019 taxes, you can still file and claim your refund, but you must act quickly! Be sure to check the eligibility criteria below first to ensure you’re eligible to file for free with Food Bank.

YOU’RE ELIGIBLE TO FILE WITH US ONLINE IF:

Your income was $56,000 or less.

You have a working email and cell phone number – smart phone is preferred.

You must be able to participate on a short VIDEO CHAT (approx. 5 minutes) with one of our IRS-certified tax preparers for identity verification purposes. Approved video chat apps: FaceTime (iPhone), What’s App (iPhone and Android), or Microsoft Teams (iPhone and Android).

Why file with Food Bank?

It’s completely FREE for eligible filers!!

It’s FAST!! The entire process takes around 5 business days – just have your tax documents ready. Find the full list of required tax documents HERE.

It’s SECURE!! We are sponsored and certified by the IRS.

It’s SAFE!! No need to leave your home or have any physical contact with our tax preparers.

START FILING YOUR TAXES ONLINE TODAY

If you’re eligible (see above), you can still file your 2019 taxes and claim your refund, but you must act quickly!

Need assistance? Contact our Call Center at 646.981.6111, Monday – Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm, or email us at eitc@foodbanknyc.org.

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