Following recommendations from the CDC and Florida Department of Health, United Way Suncoast will continue to offer our VITA services at limited capacity.

Need to File a Return:

United Way Suncoast’s VITA program has a variety of methods to help you.

FILE IN-PERSON (APPOINTMENT ONLY)


FREE REMOTE TAX PREP ASSISTANCE

Free one-on-one virtual tax assistance (by appointment only) is available for those needing additional support.

  • No income limit requirement
  • This is the right option for you if:
    • You are only filing for 2019 (not previous years)
    • You’re comfortable using online tax services
    • Your tax situation is simple/straightforward
    • You need a quick option
  • For more information, please call (813) 501-2813
  • You will be contacted by virtual tax assistance within two business days

For Hillsborough County Residents Only:
August 3rd — November 16th
Monday — Friday
9:00 am — 6:30 pm


FILE WITH THE HELP OF A TAX EXPERT

  • https://www.getyourrefund.org/?s=uwsuncoast
  • Select Get Started button
  • Select File Taxes with Help
  • Answer a series of questions about your tax situation (to the best of your ability) and a tax specialist will review everything with you
  • Submit your documents online via a secure website
  • Tax preparer will remotely prepare tax return
  • Income cannot exceed $66,000
  • This is the right option for you if:
    • You need assistance with tax filing
    • Your tax situation is confusing/complicated
    • You’re nervous to file completely on your own

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ASK A QUESTION
Our team is here to support you. Please see our FAQ or submit a question via chat and we will get back to you!

We cannot answer:

  • Questions about taxes filed with a different service (H&R Block, TurboTax)
  • The amount of refund you will receive

 


Direct Deposit Information:

Get your Economic Impact Payment faster through direct deposit. You will need an account number and a routing number from a bank of a credit union to set up direct deposit. Please see our Bank On Suncoast page for a recommended list of no-overdraft and low-cost checking accounts available in the Suncoast region. Open a Bank On certified checking account online today to receive your coronavirus stimulus check money faster and more safely.

Direct deposit is a safe and convenient option for receiving your tax refunds, as well as the quickest way to received them. You will need an account number and a routing number from a bank or a credit union to set up direct deposit. If you don’t already have an account, please see our Bank On Suncoast page for a recommended list of no-overdraft and low-cost checking accounts available in the Suncoast region.


LOCAL PARTNERS

The following partners help make our free tax preparation possible through funding, training, site availability and support:

AARP United Way Suncoast FL Prosperity Partners
CDC of Tampa H&R Block Hillsborough Community College
IRS MacDill RAO Linnie E. Dalbeck Memorial Foundation
Republic Bank TD Bank Stetson University
Third Federal Wells Fargo  


United Way would also like to thank the following year-round tax sites for their hard work and dedication:

Daystar Life Center United Way Suncoast Resource Center at Sulphur Springs
CDC of Tampa United Way Suncoast – Sarasota Office