Delaware provides a number of resources to help you prepare and file your taxes.  Some are completely free and others are not.  Please review the information below carefully.  If you need assistance, please dial 2-1-1 to speak with a referral specialist who can help. 


  • Electronic Tax Filing (e-filing): is a free SECURE web-based tax-preparation software made available to you by $tand By Me®, United Way of Delaware and Goodwill of Delaware.  Taxpayers with a household income at $66,000 or less have access to free SECURE tax services online and can e-file their personal federal and state taxes online. [Read more.]

  • Delaware Earned Income Tax Credit Campaign (EITC): DE EITC offers free tax preparation, opens savings/debt accounts and refers tax credits to organizations and services throughout Delaware. There are income requirements to qualify for the free tax preparation program. [Read more.]
  • Tax Preparation and Filing Services:

    What to Bring to have your Taxes Prepared:

    o   Picture ID & Social Security Cards (REQUIRED FOR ALL) 

    o   Copy of last year’s tax return (highly recommended)

    o   W-2’s & 1099’s from your employers *List of other income/expenses (itemized deductions)

    o   Childcare information (providers ID number & receipts for amounts paid)

    o   Blank check or account ID card for direct deposit

    o   ALL other 1099’s (interest, dividends, state tax refunds, unemployment, government, & miscellaneous income)

    o   1098’s for education credit, mortgage interest and/or property tax

    o   Form 1095-A, B, or C (Health Insurance Coverage Documentation)

  • Virtual Incubator Program – Business tax assistance is available through the VIP initiative that offers business support services for individuals who have already started a business or possess a cohesive business idea to start a business and have the drive and creativity to make entrepreneurship work for them.   [Read more.  Click here – insert link to program info in 2-1-1 database.]

  • Low Income Tax Clinic (LITC): LITC offers help with tax issues and controversies. [Read more.]

Tax Information

Internal Revenue Service - Federal tax agency. All inquiries regarding tax returns, tax forms, and tax complaints should be directed to the regional 800 numbers.

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