Do you qualify to FreeFile?
Senator Kemp Hannon is reminding Long Islanders that half of all New York State taxpayers can prepare and e-file their federal and state income tax returns at no cost. You may be eligible if you earned $58,000 or less in 2010.
To see if you're eligible for FreeFile check:
Your W-2 form if you have only salary income
Your 2009 return for a quick estimate of the amount you earned* OR
These lines on your 2010 federal tax return:
* Form 1040EZ, line 4
* Form 1040A, line 21
* Form 1040, line 37
Visit tax.ny.gov and click on the “FreeFile” link in order to see which FreeFile programs are available to you. For more information, call the Department of Taxation and Finance 518-457-5181.