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Free Tax Preparation for Working Families

Low- to moderate-income working families in Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry counties can receive free tax preparation services January 29 - April 17 through the Money in Your Pocket Campaign (MIYP).

The Money in Your Pocket (MIYP) campaign is a community collaboration of organizations lead by United Way of the Capital Region that is committed to the economic stability of local families. The program aims to increase use of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). 

Volunteers prepare computerized, electronic returns through the Internal Revenue Service‚Äôs Volunteer Tax Income Assistance (VITA) program, which is designed to provide low- to moderate-income working families with help completing federal and state returns, and obtaining credits for which they are eligible. 

Tax Preparation Sites

Individuals and families who make $54,000 or less are eligible to have their taxes prepared for free by trained volunteers. From start to finish, volunteers help prepare and file state and federal taxes for free at sites throughout Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties. Many sites also prepare local tax returns.

For a list of tax preparation sites, view the:

MIYP site flyer in English

MIYP site flyer in Spanish

Do Your Own Taxes Online for Free

Individuals with computer skills who make $66,000, or less annually can utilize the website, and prepare their own state and federal taxes for free. This easy-to-use website is sponsored by United Way Worldwide and H&R Block.

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For more information on the Money in Your Pocket program, visit You can also contact LaTasha Frye at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or call 717.724.4068.


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