Free Tax Assistance

Free Tax Assistance

United Way of Pickens County's Free Tax Preparation service provides high-quality free tax preparation services to individuals and families, helping make sure hard-working people get every dollar they deserve. We are committed to continuing these efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic with virtual and limited in-person opportunities through our Valet VITA drive-thru service, as well as free online opportunities for those who wish to file on their own.

Find the option that's right for you!

> Get In-Person Help

If you have a household income of $60,000 or less, call 2-1-1 (or 1-866-892-9211) to make an appointment to have your taxes prepared by trained, IRS certified volunteers through our VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program.

What to bring to your appointment

Click here to see what you need to bring with you to your appointment.


> Do it Yourself Online

United Way's MyFreeTaxes allows taxpayers, regardless of income, to prepare their returns using a simple step-by-step process that includes free telephone, email, and online chat support from IRS certified specialists. Dial 2-1-1 for support using MyFreeTaxes, or visit



Through GetYourRefund, anyone with a household income of $60,000 or less and a smartphone and email account can upload their tax documents and allow our trained tax prep team prepare your taxes virtually. Fill out a quick online interview and upload documents, and our team will do the rest. Visit our VITA website to learn more.



Be a Hero: Volunteer!

VITA Volunteers are essential to providing this free tax filing service! Learn more about this vital opportunity.