During income tax season, Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri offers tax return preparation assistance through two programs.
Trained volunteers offer face-to-face, free assistance by appointment at a VITA tax clinic. Taxpayers are assisted in preparing and filing their federal and state returns electronically.
MyFreeTaxes program provides access to FREE online software for you to prepare and file your own tax return, both federal and state, for no charge.
Individuals or families with a household income of $62,000 or less.
How does it work
Simply sign on to MyFreeTaxes.com and follow the directions.
Have a question while you are preparing your return? Certified tax coaches can help. Call 855-698-9435 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Chat support is also available.
When is the telephone help-line available?
9 am – 9 pm Monday – Friday, 11 am – 8 pm Saturday, Closed Sunday
Do you need access to a computer?
For qualified taxpayers under this program, the use of a computer is available at our offices in Cape Girardeau, Joplin, Sikeston, Springfield and Van Buren. No tax expert is on hand to answer questions, but there is a phone to call the helpline.
Hours to access a computer at our offices are Monday – Friday, 9 am – 4 pm, February 4 through April 14.