Tax Help Colorado is not the only Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provider in Colorado. To see a full list of free tax sites in Colorado, go to GetYourRefundCO.org.
Additional tax resources
Can’t find what you’re looking for, or need a solution other than Tax Help Colorado? We have a bank of resources to help you get what you need.
Many companies claim their filing software is free, but United Way Worldwide partners with H&R Block to ensure free tax software is available to families making less than $66,000 through MyFreeTaxes.com. This is one of the only free resources that allows you to file your federal and state taxes for free.
We understand not everyone can utilize our services, and visiting a paid tax preparer may be the only option. Although most paid tax professionals follow IRS regulations, are up to date on tax laws, and want to provide the best service, there are some who use fraudulent practices while preparing returns. Before visiting a paid preparer, look at these helpful tips from the IRS to ensure you find the best service.
These clinics assist low-income individuals who have a tax dispute with the IRS. LITCs can represent taxpayers before the IRS or in court on audits, appeals, tax collection matters, and other tax disputes. Services are provided for free or for a minimal fee. Coloradans have two LITCs to choose from: Colorado Legal Services or University of Denver Graduate Tax Program
An independent organization within the IRS, Taxpayer Advocate Service, helps protect your rights as a taxpayer and help you with tax problems you can’t resolve on your own.
An IRS law requires some taxpayers to renew their ITIN and volunteers at Tax Help Colorado sites can help taxpayers through this process. Those who must renew their ITIN this year include:
- ITINs with middle digits of 83, 84, 85, 86 or 87. Example: 9XX-87-XXXX
- All ITINs not used on a federal tax return at least once in the last three years
- ITINs with middle digits of 70-82 have previously expired. Taxpayers with these ITINs can still renew at any time, if they have not renewed already.
Taxes can be a bit more challenging if you’re a rideshare driver. Get the information you need to maximize your income at Rideshare Tax Help. There you’ll find what expenses qualify as a deduction, how to pay taxes as you go, tax organizers and more.