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Free Tax Preparation Program

Mohawk Valley Asset Building Coalition

Receive Your Refund Fast!

If you live in Oneida or Herkimer County and your total household income is $54,000 or less, the Mohawk Valley Asset Building Coalition has a trained group of volunteers that will electronically file your taxes for FREE!


Do you qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

IRS-certified volunteers can determine if you qualify for special tax credits that increase your return to help you keep more of what you earned!

January 27, 2017 to April 15, 2017
Wednesdays -Saturdays ~ 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

At our fully-accessible Super-site:

1607 Genesee Street (Lower Level), Utica, NY


We are at capacity and no longer accepting new appointments for this tax season.  

You can still file your taxes for free online by visiting  If you need access to a computer that you can use to prepare your own taxes online, we do have a computer available you can use.


Tax Preparation Details

Want to file your taxes on your own, for FREE ?

If you would like to file your taxes on your own, you can do so using My Free Taxes. Visit, click  "File for Free", and create  a new account. All you'll need is a computer and internet connection, and if those aren't available, call 272-1888 and make an appointment to come use one of the computers at our Super-Site on Genesee St in Utica!


With special thanks to our volunteers
and the following Mohawk Valley Asset Building Coalition members
providing assistance to free tax preparation services

United Way     Internal Revenue Service     Hamilton College            Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency      Mohawk Valley Community College     Mohawk Valley Perinatal Network       NYS Dept of Taxation and Finance


Additional Helpful Resources:


Counties Served:

  • Oneida
  • Herkimer

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must live in Oneida or Herkimer County
  • Your total household income must be $54,000 or less

Request more information by stopping in, calling, or filling out our inquiry form.

This document was developed under grant CFDA 93.778 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. However, these contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.