Community Wide: Getting free tax help and avoiding tax scams


The IRS warns us every year of phony phone calls with people posing as tax agents.

However, they say this year, there's a new scam circulating that you should know about before you even start your taxes.

Then: You have multiple options when it comes to completing your taxes.

You can pay someone to do it for you.

Or you could do them yourself.

Tax software will cost you anywhere from $17 to $180 depending on which features you choose.

But listen to this: that same software is available for free.