Local tax filing assistance is now available – See if you qualify

United Way of Central Illinois is proud to offer two methods of tax filing assistance for local families this year.

2016 MyFreeTaxes.com Income Tax Preparation Assistance

Myfreetaxes.com is now available for use by individuals preparing their 2015 Income Tax Return. As a reminder, the online software, including online and phone support is available free-of-charge to individuals or families with an adjusted gross income of less than $62,000.

Learn more by visiting the website here


In-Person Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

United Way of Central Illinois partners with The Center for Economic Progress to offer volunteer income tax assistance locally.  The Center for Economic Progress will open its local VITA program on January 23rd. The VITA program provides in-person income tax assistance, free-of-charge, to families with incomes less than $50,000 and individuals with incomes less than $25,000.

The program is being housed at:
Family Service Center
730 E. Vine St.
Conference Room, 1st Floor
Springfield, IL 62703

Site Open:1/23/2016 – 4/16/2016

Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)