Free Assistance with Filing Taxes

Individual filing taxes

Free tax filing through Trident United Way and SC Thrive is now open!

Trident United Way and SC Thrive have worked together for more than a decade to provide free tax filing assistance. In addition to online self-service filing, there are over 140 tax assistance clinics across the Tri-County, supported by 12 partner organizations.

You may qualify for tax filing assistance at no cost if you have an adjusted gross income of $73,000, regardless of filing status.

Whether you want to reduce debt, establish a rainy day fund, buy a home or save for college or retirement, tax counselors and SC Thrive partners can connect you to free credit counseling and debt management assistance tools. 

Self-Serve Free Online Tax Filing Tools

Self-service filing is available through Thrive Hub. If you need additional assistance in filing your taxes you may call one of our Resource Connection Centers to schedule an appointment with a tax counselor.

Trident United Way Resource Connection Centers

Please call the center directly to make an appointment. 

Resource Connection Centers are open Monday-Thursday 8:30am-4:00pm.

Please note:

  • You must make an appointment for tax filing assistance.

  • Please bring all necessary tax documents to your appointment.

  • Only the individual or individuals filing jointly can be present for the appointment.

  • We are unable to assist with any back taxes, including 2021.

Additional Trident United Way tax filing locations

Palmetto Goodwill, 2150 Eagle Drive, North Charleston, 20406

  • Appointments are available Tuesday and Friday from 10:00am-2:00pm. Call (800) 726-8774 to schedule an appointment.

East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO), 1145 Six Mile Road, Mount Pleasant, 29464

  • Appointments are available on Thursday from 10:00am-2:00pm. Call (843) 849-9220 to schedule an appointment.

James Island Outreach, 1860 Camp Rd, Charleston, 29412

  • Call (843) 762-3653 to schedule an appointment

Palmetto Project, 6296 Rivers Avenue, Suite 100, North Charleston, 29406

  • Call (843) 577-4122 to schedule an appointment

SCThrive tax filing locations

Please call SCThrive at (800) 726-8774 for additional tax filing locations and to schedule an appointment.

Information needed for tax filing 

  • Adjusted gross income of $73,000, regardless of filing status

  • Last year’s tax return

  • Any income information (W-2, 1099- G Unemployment, 1099-MISC, other 1099s & 1098 forms)

  • A government issued ID

  • Social Security Numbers

  • Deduction and credit information

  • Healthcare coverage information (Form 1095-A, 1095-B, 1095-C, as applicable)

  • TO E-FILE, you must have last year's AGI or PIN (if you do not have the AGI, tax transcripts can be accessed at

  • RETURNING CLIENTS will need ThriveHub and/or TaxSlayer login and passwords (This information should be on the white envelope provided. If you do not have this information, you can contact SCThrive at (800) 726-8774 or TaxSlayer at (706) 922-6741).