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Get Your Taxes Done for Free

Monticello, NY – Do you need help with your tax preparation and filing? Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) volunteers – trained as tax counselors through the IRS and AARP – will prepare and e-file your Federal and State tax returns for FREE!

Individuals of any age have two locations for free tax preparation:

  • Monticello High School, 39 Breakey Avenue, Monticello: Call to make your appointment with a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteer at 845-794-8840 x 10849. Volunteers are available by appointment from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on February 6, 10, 13, 18, 20, 22, 24 and 27; March 2, 5, 9, 11, 14, 16, 19, 23, 26 and 30; and April 2 & 13. PLEASE NOTE: To receive free service at this location, the filer’s household income cannot exceed $56,000 annually.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension, 64 Ferndale-Loomis Road, Liberty: Call 845-292-6180 x 100 to make an appointment with an AARP volunteer, available 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays starting February 10 and ending April 7. PLEASE NOTE: This location cannot process complex returns.

The following items must be brought to the appointment: photo ID, Social Security card, W-2 or 1099 for 2019 income, tax-related documents such as child care or unemployment, bank account number and routing number (if expecting a refund) and previous year’s tax return.

This service is being sponsored by AARP and the IRS, with assistance from RSVP/Sullivan County Office for the Aging & Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County.