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Free Tax Prep Program

Free Income Tax Return Preparation (VITA – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

C.A.S.H. operates free, high quality tax preparation sites throughout Monroe County.   IRS Certified Volunteers prepare and electronically file federal and NYS tax returns for free for income eligible persons.  We also provide our clients with great information about home buying programs, debt management, credit reports, savings programs, affordable health care and health insurance, money management, job training, and more!  

Self Prep Service - Do-It-Yourself with some help from C.A.S.H.

For people who would like to prepare their own return, but want some help with tax questions, we offer Self Prep Service.  Clients who have a personal e-mail address, and good computer skills, can prepare their own tax return with help from a C.A.S.H. volunteer.  Find out more by clicking here.


To see if you if you qualify for free tax preparation services at C.A.S.H., here.

2016 Tax Preparation Events

There will be 2 Tax Preparation Events: August 27, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm and October 15, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.  These events will be by appointment only and will be done at the Empire Justice Center, 1 West Main St., Rochester, 3rd floor.  Please call 585-295-5805 to make an appointment.


Documentation needed to prepare your tax return

You must have all of your tax related paperwork with you when you go to C.A.S.H. to have your tax return prepared. To find out what to bring with you, click here.


Save Time – Complete the Paperwork Before You Go to C.A.S.H.

  • Click here to fill out the paperwork before you go to C.A.S.H.  Print the completed forms and take them with you!