FREMONT, CA – If the thought of filing taxes makes your head spin, here’s good news – free help is available for middle- and low-income residents of Fremont.
The United Way Bay Area partners with IRS-certified volunteers to provide the service.
“We are pleased to offer free, secure and high-quality tax preparation services to eligible Bay Area residents as part of our anti-poverty programs,” said Kevin Zwick, CEO. of United Way Bay Area. “It’s important that taxpayers get every tax refund dollar they are owed. Thanks to the hard work of our trained volunteers, low-income Bay Area residents can take full advantage of tax refund credits. such as federal and California income tax, tax credit and child tax credit.”
Since 2003, volunteers have helped secure nearly $1 billion in reimbursements for Bay Area households.
Even if you don’t typically file taxes, it’s important to do so now because of employee benefit programs.
There are 70 tax sites for in-person tax preparation and filing in the Bay Area. Start with this control List items needed to file taxes.
In Fremont, help is available in two places:
- Fremont Family Resource Center — 39155 Liberty Street, Fremont, 510-574-2020 to make an appointment. 1-6 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays
- Fremont Main Library – 2400 Stevenson Blvd, Fremont. 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, without appointment.
A Centraide card shows all Bay Area locations to receive in-person assistance.