Tax Help Colorado Free Tax Sites Filing Taxes for Individuals & Families
27 free tax sites operating statewide
Tax Help Colorado's free tax sites are open across the state to help hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation assistance. A partnership of The Piton Foundation and the Colorado Community College System, the Tax Help Colorado program has a presence on 18 college campuses and operates 27 free tax sites statewide. Click here for Tax Help Colorado's operating schedule.
To be eligible for free tax filing, individuals must have household incomes less than $50,000. More than 30% of Colorado families are eligible to participate in the program, which was created to help alleviate the financial burden of tax preparation on families while helping them claim valuable tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit.
A list of all the Tax Help Colorado sites, as well as locations of other free tax assistance sites in Colorado, is available by dialing 2-1-1 (it's a free call), visiting Piton's website, and finding Tax Help Colorado on Facebook and Twitter.
Health Coverage Enrollment Offered at Tax Help Colorado Free Tax Sites
Tax Help Colorado is partnering with Connect for Health Colorado to offer in-person health insurance enrollment assistance at its free tax sites throughout tax season. Connect for Health Colorado health coverage guides are working at 20 Tax Help Colorado free tax sites to enroll individuals and families in Medicaid or help them claim tax credits that lower the cost of purchasing private insurance.
Because of the Affordable Care Act, there are more free and lower-cost health coverage options available to Coloradans. Individuals and families who qualify for free tax help could also be eligible for more affordable health insurance. As of January 15, 2014, more than 165,000 Coloradans have signed up or been approved for health coverage, including 101,730 individuals enrolled in Medicaid and 63,407 who have purchased private health insurance through Connect for Health Colorado.
Human Trafficking Advocacy Day at the Capitol 2.20.14
Please join us for Human Trafficking Advocacy Day at the Colorado State Capitol! All are welcome. You are may join in for as many or as few of the items on the agenda below. If you only have an hour or two, join us for the West Steps Rally and be sure and check out the powerful iEmpathize Display portraying human trafficking in Colorado in the North Rotunda.