If you earned less than $57,000 in 2021, you may be eligible to have your taxes prepared for free. Wayne Metro’s Free Tax Preparation Program provides a free tax service to residents of Wayne County and surrounding communities. The free service is available to Wayne County residents with income less than $57k who file simple returns. These free tax preparation services are available year round at several locations with a wide range of convenient office hours. Residents also have the option to file their own taxes using the online portal.
Wayne Metro has taken steps to ensure the safety of clients, staff and the community at large by offering a variety of options to get your taxes filed on time in 2022. The agency is now offering virtual, in-person and drop off services. The free service is for those taxpayers who file simple returns; no rental properties, business taxes etc.
Virtual tax filings can be done from the comfort of your home by starting the process on the Wayne Metro Tax Portal. Additionally, residents can utilize the drop and go method. This option is available at several locations throughout Wayne County. Appointments are required for the drop and go service.
To get started, residents must schedule and attend an intake appointment over-the-phone by calling their office at (734) 284-6999. Intake appointments may also be schedule online by visiting the Wayne Metro website. Please view the information from the flyer before setting up an appointment.