Expert tax prep. It’s free!

Expert tax prep. It’s free! 2022-01-21T17:41:51-05:00

No need to fear filing your taxes. We’re here to help.
File your taxes in person or virtually with a professional, IRS-certified tax preparer and keep more of your money. Claim what’s yours.

When it comes to doing taxes, many individuals just know the basics. Many of them forgo tax benefits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child Tax Credit because they are not well-informed or have simply not heard of them. Miami Tax Pros wants to make sure you know where to turn to for answers to all your questions and help put more money in your pocket.

Miami Tax Pros is a collaboration dedicated to improving the financial well-being of our community through a network of partners including local organizations, academic institutions, employers and public agencies working together to provide individuals and families with free services. These services range from year-round tax preparation to free financial coaching.

Click on the links below to learn more about EITC, other tax benefits, free online filing and free tax preparation:

With tax season underway, Miami Tax Pros is helping qualifying individuals and families gain access to professional free tax preparation and filing services, as well as the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other tax benefits.

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

You can review this page for the latest information directly provided by the IRS.

Number of children
lived with in 2021
Single Married Possible tax return
0 $21,430 $27,380 $1502
1 $42,158 $48,108 $3,618
2 $47,915 $53,865 $5,980
3 or more $51,464 $5,414 $6,728

Child Tax Credit

  • For tax year 2021, the Child Tax Credit increased from $2,000 per qualifying child to:
    • $3,600 for children ages 5 and under at the end of 2021; and
    • $3,000 for children ages 6 through 17 at the end of 2021.

To qualify for either credit, you must be a U.S. citizen or resident alien with a valid Social Security number.

Visit or call 211 to learn about FREE tax preparation services provided by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers.


  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must sign the required forms.
  • Scanned original of Social Security Cards for taxpayer, spouse if married, and any dependents being claimed ITIN applications and renewals are free when you file a federal tax return.
  • Picture ID for taxpayer and spouse (must be a Driver’s License, state-issued ID card, or other official document)
  • All W-2’s for all places worked in the previous year
  • Voided check or savings account number on a bank document for direct deposit
  • If you received a Premium Tax Credit in the previous year through the Affordable Care Act marketplace, form 1095-A.
  • Total amount of Economic Impact (Stimulus) Payment received


  • Copies of any 1099’s issued
  • Bank account interest year-end statements
  • Student loan interest statement
  • Proof of child care expenses paid (statement from provider with EIN# or Social Security number)
  • Statement of post-secondary education tuition expenses paid
  • Social Security year-end statements
  • Any other documents related to taxes
  • Copy of last year’s taxes


  • Copies of last year’s mortgage interest statements
  • Real estate taxes statement
  • Proof of charitable donations
  • Statement of work-related expenses
  • Auto registration and taxes paid in the previous year

Why pay to file your taxes when you can file for free with an IRS-certified tax preparer?

If you earned $58,000 or less, you can prepare your own taxes safely and conveniently online. This resource will guide you step-by-step through preparing your own tax return and has many safeguards to ensure you get the best return possible. There is tax and customer support available 24/7, and you can find help with all the tax credits, itemized deductions and even small business income.

You may be eligible to get your taxes prepared with the help of Miami Tax Pros for free if one or more of the following are true:

  • You speak limited or no English
  • You are a person with a disability
  • You are age 60 or older

You are above the income threshold but have experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19

MyFreeTaxes is a resource will guide you step-by-step through preparing your own tax return and has many safeguards to ensure you get the best return possible.

If you are interested in paving a path to long-term economic independence, consider contacting a partner below to be connected with a professional financial coach.

United Way Center for Financial Stability

3195 SW 3 Avenue
Miami, FL 33120
(305) 646-7171


North Location:
11500 NW 12 Avenue
Miami, FL 33168
(305) 688-3551 x2008

South Location:
129 SW 5 Avenue
Florida City, FL 33034
(305) 688-3551 x2008

The Miami Tax Guide answers the most common questions we hear about taxes.

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