Free Tax Preparation Service

Free Tax Preparation Services available for both Federal and State taxes
  • IRS trained VITA and AARP Volunteerstax return
  • Free electronic filing
  • Faster refunds with direct deposit
  • Total income under $51,000
To make an appointment call or visit any of the sites listed below. Weekday and Saturday appointments available.
Commission on
Economic Opportunity**
2328 Fifth Avenue – Troy
Call: (518) 272-6012
Hoosick VITA
26 John Street – Hoosick Falls
Call: (518) 686-9491
Troy VITA**
Italian Community Center
1450 Fifth Avenue, Troy
Contact community police for
appointment at: (518) 270-4689
Circles of Mercy (VITA / AARP)**
11 Washington Street – Rensselaer
Call: (518) 462-0899
East Greenbush
Community Library*
10 Community Way
East Greenbush
Stop in to schedule appointment
Everett Wagner Senior Center*
2 Roxborough Road – Grafton
Call: (518) 279-3413
Wynantskill Senior Center*
2 Douglas Street – Wynantskill
Stop in to schedule appointment
*AARP site
**VITA/AARP site
All locations are handicapped-accessible
  • Valid Picture I.D. for you and your spouse
  • Original Social Security Cards & birth dates for You and All Dependents
  • W2 And 1099 Forms From All Employers in 2012
  • Other IRS Forms and/or Information as Appropriate
  • If available a copy of last year’s tax return
  • For Direct Deposits Into Checking Accts: A Voided Check / Savings Accts – Bank Acct. Routing #
  • If Claiming Dependent Care Expenses, Child Care Provider’s Name, Address and Tax ID #

Sponsored by the Rensselaer County CA$H Chapter. Rensselaer County CA$H Chapter is led by Circles of Mercy and is a coalition of community, non-profit social, faith-based, educational, business, financial and government organizations dedicated to promoting financial stability and asset building for individuals and families in New York’s Capital Region.  CA$H, which supports the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax Aide programs, seeks to increase awareness about the availability of various tax credits for working individuals, families and seniors.