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Free Tax Help

Do you need help preparing your taxes? Several programs offer free assistance to individuals in Greene County. These services will not be offering face-to-face assistance this year. Filers will be able to make an appointment to drop-off their documentation with a tax preparer. Contact the program provider for additional information.

For further information on income taxes as well as a list of frequently asked questions, view the Income Tax Resources guide.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The VITA program is generally for taxpayers of low-to-moderate income ($56,000 or less).

The Community Partnership of the Ozarks coordinates with several organizations to provide the VITA program in the Greene County area. Community volunteers and MSU and Drury students prepare free basic federal and state tax returns with electronic filing for qualified individuals.

VITA clinics will operate a drop-off service from early February to the end of tax season and appointments are required. Call 417-720-2000 after January 15 or consult their website for further information and to make an appointment.

Tax Counseling for the Elderly

The TCE program is primarily for adults 60 years of age and over or 100% disabled individuals.

The SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging TCE program provides free tax preparation and assistance. IRS-certified volunteers specialize in questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors. They will prepare federal and state tax returns and Missouri Property Tax Credit (and rent rebate) forms.

TCE sites will operate a drop-off tax assistance service from early February to the end of tax season and appointments are required. Contact your nearest SeniorAge Senior Center at 417-862-0762 for further information and to make an appointment.

Walk-in Clinics

Drury University's Breech School of Business students provide a walk-in drop-off tax service at the following locations. People hoping to use this service are advised to consult the list of recommended documents below prior to arrival. 

Location: Drury's Breech School of Business, 900 N. Benton Ave. (northeast corner of Central Avenue and Drury Lane)

Documents to bring:

MyFreeTaxes

The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals.

For further information on income taxes as well as a list of frequently asked questions, view the Income Tax Resources guide.

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