United Way offering free tax preparation


The United Way of St. Johns County (SJC) and the United Way of Northeast Florida are partnering to offer free tax preparation by certified tax preparers to individuals and families with a household income of $66,000 or less through a program called RealSense. 

United Way-SJC offers this service to ensure that families and individuals can save the cost of tax preparation and reap the benefit of a properly prepared return. One-on-one appointments are offered Monday, Wednesday or Saturday, depending on the location. Additionally, documents can be scanned on-site to allow for completed returns with little wait time.

RealSense appointments can be made online at bit.ly/realsense or by calling (904) 373-8671. Locations and dates/times are listed below:

Wells Fargo 

1919 U.S. Highway 1 South, St. Augustine

Saturdays | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Vystar Credit Union

3654 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine

Wednesdays | 2 to 7 p.m.

Saturdays | 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Health and Human Services

200 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine

Mondays | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

United Way of St. Johns County

117 Bridge St., St. Augustine

Wednesdays | 2 to 8 p.m.

Individuals are asked to bring the following: 

Driver's license or other photo I.D.

Checkbook for direct deposit of any refund(s)

Social Security cards (yourself and all dependents)

W-2 from each employer (no pay stubs)

Documentation of all other income

1095-A if you received health-care coverage through the Marketplace


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