Support Chhaya CDC in building the power, housing stability, and economic well-being of South Asian and Indo-Caribbean communities in New York City. Donate Today!

HousingEconomic JusticeImmigrationCivic EngagementTax Prep Services Donate

Free Tax Preparation

New Tax Prep Site & Hours

Chhaya's tax preparation has permanently moved to our Richmond Hill office. We are no longer providing tax preparation services in Jackson Heights.

121-18 Liberty Ave, 2nd Floor
Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Friday: 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Sunday: 10:00AM to 8:00PM

Open through April 14, 2024
Hasta El 14 De Abril 2024

Schedule an appointment in Richmond Hill below.

For free tax preparation in Jackson Heights visit

Chhaya is proud to offer free tax preparation services to community members at our Richmond Hill location. This service is available to families with dependents who earned $85,000, and individuals or couples who earned $59,000 or less in 2023.

Chhaya can assist with 2024 tax returns only. We cannot assist with prior years’ taxes. 

An appointment is required to have your taxes prepared. Appointments are scheduled on this site only.  We do not accept walk-in appointments nor will we schedule you for an appointment in person. You must book your appointment online. Before scheduling your appointment, confirm that you have the required documents below. 

Required documents for tax preparation:
  • Your valid photo ID
  • Social Security cards for everyone on return (yourself and all dependents)
  • All Forms W-2 from your employer(s)
  • All Forms 1099 from banks or other agencies such as 1099-G (unemployment), 1099-R (retirement), 099-DIV (dividends), 1099-INT (interest), etc.
  • 1099-K, 1099-MISC or W-2 from gig work
  • Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement (
  • Other income documents related to virtual currency
  • List of expenses if you are self-employed
  • Your bank account number and routing number (if you want direct deposit)


Do you have all of the above documents?
Yes, I'm ready to schedule an appointment
Do you NOT have all of the above documents?
No, I still need other documents or I'm not sure

Main Office:
37-43 77th St, 2nd Floor, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: 718.478.3848;

Richmond Hill Center:
121-18 Liberty Avenue, 2nd Floor, Richmond Hill, NY 11419
Contact: 718.374.3371;


Copyright 2022 by Chhaya Community Development Corporation. All rights reserved. Chhaya CDC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.