State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

The Center for Economic Progress and Ladder Up will provide free income tax counseling for families with annual incomes less than $50,000 and individuals with annual incomes less than $25,000. Volunteer tax preparers can assist in filling out federal and state income tax returns for the year 2013, and, in some cases, for prior years. Most sites will be open between January 18 and April 15, 2014.

El Center for Economic Progress y Ladder Up proveerán preparación de impuestos gratis para familias con ingresos de menos de $50,000 por año y personas solteras con ingresos de menos de $25,000 por año. Preparadores voluntarios de impuestos ayudarán a llenar la declaración de impuestos federales y estatales para el año 2013 y, en algunos casos, años anteriores. La mayoría de sitios estarán abiertos entre el 18 de Enero del 2014 y el 15 de Abril del 2014

Free Help to File Your EITC Claim

If you earned less than $50,000 last year, you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit - or EITC.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • All W-2 and 1099 Forms
  • Social Security Card or ITIN number for all household members and a copy of 2012 tax return
  • Photo I.D.
  • Copy of most recent property tax bill
  • Bank routing number and account number to direct deposit your refund
  • Amount spent on college expenses

QUE NECESITA TRAER:

  • Formas W-2 y 1099 que ha recibidoTarjeta de Seguro
  • Tarjeta de Seguro Social o número  ITIN para todo los miembros de la familia y copia de sú declaración de impuestos de 2012
  • Identificación con foto
  • Copia más reciente de impuestos de prepiedad
  • Numero de ruta del banco y número de cuenta para depositar su reemboiso directo
  • Cantidad que se pago para gastos de universidad

Center for Economic Progress (CEP) Sites and Hours - Chicago

Tax sites are open from late January thru April 15.  ELECTRONIC FILING AVAILABLE AT ALL CEP SITES.For more information, call 312-252-0280 or visit www.economicprogress.org.  Tax sites close when capacity is reached.

AUBURN GRESHAM

St. Sabina Employment Resource Center

7903 S. Racine

Mon & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/22

BRIGHTON PARK

Shields Middle School

2611 W. 48th St.

Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat (only in Feb), 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/28

BRONZEVILLE

Dawson Technical Institute

3901 S. State

Mon-Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/21

LAWNDALE

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago Inc.

3555 W. Ogden Ave.

Mon & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/25

LOOP

Harold Washington College

30 E. Lake St.

Mon-Thurs, 10am - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/21

PILSEN

Instituto del Progreso Latino

2570 S. Blue Island Ave.

Mon, Wed & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/22

UPTOWN

Truman College

1145 W. Wilson

Mon-Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/21

Ladder Up - Tax Assistance Program Sites and Hours - Chicago

Tax Assistance Program sites will be open from 9am - 12pm on the following Saturdays, unless otherwise noted: January 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 12. For more information, please call 312-409-1555 or 312-409-4318 (Spanish) or visit www.goladderup.org.

LOOP

Harold Washington Library

400 S. State St. 5th Floor North

Sat hours: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Also open select weekdays

NORTHWEST

Roberto Clemente Community Academy

1147 N. Western Ave.

Also open Tues, 5:30 - 8:30 pm, from 2/4 - 4/ 8

Northeastern Illinois University

5500 N. St. Louis Ave.

WIC Food Center

4624 W. Diversey Ave.

Also open 1/18 & select weekdays

WIC Food Center

3110 W. Armitage Ave.

Also open 1/18

Wilbur Wright College

4300 N. Narragansett Ave.

Also open select weekdays

SOUTH

WIC Food Center

5332 S. Western Ave.

Also open 1/18 & select weekdays

Kennedy-King College

6301 S. Halsted

Building V

Gary Comer Youth Center

7200 S. Ingleside Ave.

Open only 1/25, 2/1, 4/5 & 4/12

Olive-Harvey College

10001 S. Woodlawn Ave.

WEST

Austin Town Hall

5610 W. Lake St.

Sat hours: 9:30am - 12:30pm

SOUTHWEST

Benito Juarez

Community Academy

1450 W. Cermak Rd.

Closed 4/12

WIC Food Center

2400 S. Kedzie Ave.

Also open 1/18

Center for Economic Progress (CEP) Sites and Hours - Outside Chicago

Tax sites are open from late January thru April 15.  ELECTRONIC FILING AVAILABLE AT ALL CEP SITES.For more information, call 312-252-0280 or visit www.economicprogress.org.  Tax sites close when capacity is reached.

AURORA

Waubonsee Community College

18 S. River St.

Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/29

CHICAGO HEIGHTS

Bloom Township

425 S. Halsted St.

Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/25

ELGIN

Gail Borden Public Library

270 N. Grove Ave.

Mon & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 1pm - 4pm

Opens 1/22

EVANSTON

Evanston Public Library

1703 Orrington Ave

Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/25

JOLIET

University of St. Francis

605 Taylor St.

Wed & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Opens 1/22

SPRINGFIELD

Family Service Center

730 E. Vine St.

Wed & Thurs, 5:30pm

Sat, 10am

Opens 1/22

WAUKEGAN

Father Gary Graf Center

510 10th St.

Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Sat, 10 am - 1pm

Opens 1/25

Ladder Up - Tax Assistance Program Sites and Hours - Outside Chicago

Tax Assistance Program sites will be open from 9am - 12pm on the following Saturdays, unless otherwise noted: January 25; February 1, 8, 15, 22; March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; April 5, 12. For more information, please call 312-409-1555 or 312-409-4318 (Spanish) or visit www.goladderup.org.

AURORA

Cowherd Middle School

441 N. Farnsworth Ave.

CICERO

Unity Junior High School

2100 S. Laramie Ave.

Also open Thurs, 5:30pm- 8:30pm, in Feb and on 4/10

Closed 4/3 & 4/5

DOWNERS GROVE

DeVry

3005 Highland Pkwy.

MELROSE PARK

Casa Experanza

1115 N. 25th Ave.

PLAINFIELD

Plainfield Township Office

22525 W. Lockport St.

WAUKEGAN

Family First Center of Lake County

202 S. Genesee St.

OTHER TAX SITES - ILLINOIS

BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL

Bloomington-Normal VITA Foundation

(309) 452-7762

Opens 1/27

United Way of McLean County

2-1-1; (309) 828-7383

Opens 2/3

CARBONDALE

SIU School of Accountancy

(618) 453-2289

Opens Feb 2014

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA

Stevick Senior Center

(AARP Tax Aide TCE Site)

(217) 359-6500

Opens 2/1

CHICAGO METRO

McHenry County College

VITA Clinic

(815) 455-8744

DANVILLE

United Way of Danville Area

(217) 443-8559

Opens Jan 2014

DECATUR

Decatur Macon County Senior Center (AARP)

(217) 429-1239

Opens Feb 2014

MARION

Man-Tra-Con

www.mantracon.org

Marion Senior Citizen Center (AARP)

(618) 997-9019

Opens Feb 2014

METROEAST

(Granite City, East St. Louis, and Alton)

Gateway EITC Coalition

2-1-1; (314) 539-4062

Opens 1/25

AARP Tax Aide Sites

2-1-1

www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide

PEORIA

METEC Housing Counseling Resource Center

(309) 676-3832 x305

Peoria Public Library North Branch (AARP)

(309) 497-2100

ROCKFORD

Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois

(815) 987-6200

Opens Jan 2014

ROCK ISLAND AND MOLINE

United Way of the Quad Cities Area

2-1-1;

(563) 344-0331

SPRINGFIELD

Springfield Community Federation

(217) 670-2259

AARP Tax Aide Sites

www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide

For up to date information about locations, dates, and hours of free tax assistance, please visit:

http://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep/


DHS 4039 (R-11-13) Free Tax Help Printed by the Authority of the State of Illinois. 1,566,965 copies PO#14-0777 CN 13.31