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Free Tax Filing

Tax season doesn’t have to be complicated. We are here to help. RealSense provides free tax preparation services to qualified families and individuals at locations throughout six Northeast Florida counties through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

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Due to COVID-19, RealSense has suspended all tax site operations in Northeast Florida. During this closure period, we encourage you to consider as an alternative. With the tax deadline moved to July 15, RealSense staff is currently exploring alternative filing options so we can continue to offer this service prior to the new filing deadline. For more information, read our full RealSense update on our blog.

If you have questions, please email Thank you for your understanding and support as we work through this challenging process.

Many tax assistance sites give you the ability to schedule an appointment directly. You can also file free online through United Way's MyFreeTaxes program. Online appointments available for select tax sites.

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Identify theft, fraud and scams are very prevalent, especially during tax season. United Way RealSense will never ask you to file your taxes over the phone and never ask you for your Social Security or bank information by phone.

If you think you might be a victim of tax fraud, please call the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office economic crime division at 904-630-2177.

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