During the 2017 tax season, the Boston Tax Help Coalition operated 37 free tax preparation sites throughout the city. We served 13,392 taxpayers and returned $26.5 million in tax refunds.

Refunds and Major Credits Received: The People Involved: The Need for Free Tax Preparation:
  • Total Refunds: $26,776,143
  • Total Earned Income Credits: $10.7 million
  • 13,392 taxpayers served
  • 377 Volunteer Tax Preparers
  • 47 Financial Guide Volunteers
  • 37 Tax Site Coordinators
  • Total amount taxpayers saved by avoiding commercial preparation at a rate of $200 per return in 2017.