During the 2016 tax season, the Boston Tax Help Coalition operated 30 free tax preparation sites throughout the city. We served 12,843 taxpayers and returned $24.5 million in tax refunds.

Refunds and Major Credits Received: The People Involved: The Need for Free Tax Preparation:
  • Total Refunds: $24,517,597.00
  • Total Earned Income Credits: $8,794,763.60
  • 12,843 taxpayers served
  • 314 Volunteer Tax Preparers
  • 58 Financial Guide Volunteers
  • 30 Tax Site Coordinators
  • Total amount taxpayers saved by avoiding commercial preparation at a rate of $150 per return in 2016: $1.9 million

Download our 2016 Boston Tax Help Data Report