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Get Your Refund, Brooklyn: Here's Where to Get Taxes Done for Free

Get your taxes done for free at one of these tax-help locations.
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Tax season can be a stressful time of year, especially for those who can't afford to hire a professional tax preparer. Luckily, there are several free tax services available in Brooklyn that can help alleviate the burden and take the guesswork out of filing your taxes.

From community organizations to government agencies, here are some great resources for those seeking free tax assistance in the borough to make sure you are prepared for Tax Day, which is on April 18. 

One thing to note: Some of these services have eligibility requirements, mostly based on income. To see if you qualify, click the websites below for more information. 

What: Praise Blessing Deliverance Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Where: 650 Rockaway Ave., Brooklyn, NY

When: Contact site for information. 

Languages spoken: English, virtual translator services available. 

Other information: Appointment required. Call 917-912-7411.

What: St. Augustines Episcopal Church Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Where: 4301 Avenue D, Brooklyn, NY

When: Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm.

Languages spoken: English

Other information: Drop-off and pick-up only. No appointment necessary. 

What: Medgar Evers College

Where: 1650 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY and online.

When: Saturday, 10:00am-3:00pm. 

Languages spoken: English

Other information: Call 234-421-1207 or click here for an appointment.

What: Grow Brooklyn - Virtual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance 

Where: Online-only; call for appointment details. 

When: Thursday, 12:00pm-6:00pm.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Other information: Call (347) 682-5606 to make an appointment. 

What: BSRC-Fulton

Where: 1368 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY

When: Wednesday-Thursday, 9:00am-7:00pm. Friday-Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Other information: Call 929-434-3314 for more information. Walk-ins welcome. 

What: Brooklyn Public Library

Where: Various locations including libraries in Bay Ridge, Canarsie, Greenpoint, New Lots, Flatbush, Brighton Beach and Coney Island

When: Now through Saturday. Check website for specific details on dates and times.

Languages spoken: Various

Other information: Must have a valid email address.