State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

The Center for Economic Progress (CEP) and Ladder Up will provide free income tax preparation and electronic filing for families with annual incomes up to $55,000 and

individuals with annual incomes up to $30,000. Volunteer tax preparers can assist in filing federal and state income tax returns for tax year 2016, and, in some cases, for prior years. Most sites will be open between January 21 and April 18, 2017. Note: The 2017 tax filing deadline is Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

El Center for Economic Progress (CEP) y Ladder Up proveerán preparación de impuestos gratis con la opción de mandar electronicamente para familias con ingresos hasta $55,000 e individuos con ingresos

hasta $30,000 por año. Preparadores voluntaries de impuestos ayudarán a llenar la declaración de

impuestos federales y estatales para el año 2016 y, en algunos casos, años anteriores. La mayoría de sitios estarán abiertos entre el 21 de enero del 2017 y el 18 de abril del 2017. La fecha final para presentación de impuestos 2017 es el martes, 18 de abril de 2017.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Original Social Security Card or ITIN for everyone that appears on your return
  • Photo I.D.
  • All 2016 tax documents (W-2, 1099 forms, etc.)
  • Bank account and routing numbers
  • Proof of health insurance coverage (Form 1095-A, 1095-B, 1095-C, Medicare card) or Certificate of Exemption
  • Copy of your second or final property tax bill paid in 2016
  • Records of college-related expenses
  • Copy of your 2015 tax return

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

Tax sites will be open from January 21 through April 18, 2017.

For more info or closures due to holidays or weather, call 312-252-0280 (Option 1 for Spanish, Option 2 for English) or visit www.economicprogress.org. Tax sites operate on a first come, first served basis and sites close when they reach capacity.

AUBURN GRESHAM

7811 S. Racine

Mon & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

BRIGHTON PARK

Kelly High School

4136 S. California

Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

BRONZEVILLE

Dawson Technical Institute

3901 S. State

Mon-Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

LAWNDALE

St. Agatha's Church

3147 W. Douglas Blvd.

Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 4 pm

LOOP

Harold Washington College

30 E. Lake St.

Mon-Thurs, 12 noon - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 2pm

PILSEN

Instituto del Progreso Latino

2570 S. Blue Island Ave.

Mon & Wed,

5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 2pm

UPTOWN

Truman College

1145 W. Wilson

Mon & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Tues & Thurs, 2pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

Ready to do your taxes online? Visit economicprogress.org/freefile

Ladder Up - Tax Assistance Program Sites and Hours - Chicago

Tax Assistance Program sites will be open from January 28 through April 18, 2017, unless otherwise noted. Please check www.goladderup.org for any additional dates of closure not included below.

For more information, please call 312-409-4719 or 312-409-4318 (Spanish) or visit www.goladderup.org. Tax sites operate on a first come, first served basis and sites close when they reach capacity.

LOOP

Harold Washington Library

400 S. State, 5th Floor

Mon-Thur, 12pm-7pm

Fri & Sat, 10am-3pm

Open starting Mon, 1/23

Closed 2/13, 2/20, 3/6

NORTH WEST

Roberto Clemente

Community Academy

1147 N. Western

Sat, 9am-12pm

Tues, 5pm-8:30pm

Closed 4/18

WIC Food Center

3110 W. Armitage

Sat, 9am-12pm

WIC Food Center

4620 W. Diversey

Sat, 9am-12pm

Mon & Wed, 12pm-7pm

(closed on weekdays in March)

Also open Tues, 4/18, 12pm-7pm

Closed 2/20

Wilbur Wright College

4300 N. Narragansett

Sat, 9am-12pm

Mon, 5pm-8:30pm

Fri, 10am-4pm

Closed 2/20, 4/14, 4/15

SOUTH

WIC Food Center

5332 S. Western

Sat, 9am-12pm

Tues & Thur, 12pm-4pm

(closed on weekdays in March)

Kennedy-King College

747 W. 63rd St.

Sat, 9am-12pm

Wed, 10am-4pm

Closed 2/15, 3/15, 4/15

Olive-Harvey College

10001 S. Woodlawn

Sat, 9am-12pm

Fri, 10am-4pm

Closed 2/17, 3/10, 4/14, 4/15

St. Xavier University

3825 W. 103rd

Sat, 9am-12pm, only on 3/4 and 3/18

WEST

Chicago Public Library -

Austin Branch

5615 W. Race

Sat, 9:30am-12:30pm

SOUTHWEST

Benito Juarez

Community Academy

1510 W. Cermak

Sat, 9am-12pm

Closed in March and on 4/15

WIC Food Center

2400 S. Kedzie

Sat, 9am-12pm

Plan Ahead. If you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit and/or the Additional Child Tax Credit, a new law that takes effect in 2017 means that the IRS cannot issue your refund before February 15.

QUE NECESITA TRAER:

  • Tarjeta original de Seguro Social o ITIN para todas las personas que aparecerán en su declaración
  • Tarjeta de identificació
  • Todos sus documentos de impuestos (W-2, 1099s, etc.)
  • El Segundo (o último) recibo de impuestos para su propiedad pagado en el 2016
  • Comprobante de cobertura de seguro médico (por ejemplo, (Formas 1095-A, 1095-B, ó 1095-C), o Certificado de Exención
  • Registros de gastos relacionados con la Universidad
  • Copia de su declaración de impuestos de 2015

Other Tax Sites - Illinois

For up-to-date information about Illinois locations, dates and hours of free tax assistance, visit: http://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep or call the organizations below.

BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL

Bloomington-Normal

VITA Foundation

(309) 452-7762

United Way of McLean County

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

CARBONDALE

SIU School of Accountancy

(618) 453-2289

CHAMPAIGN/URBANA

Salt & Light

1512 W. Anthony Dr.

(217) 355-5654

Stevick Senior Center

(AARP Tax Aide TCE Site)

(217) 359-6500

CHICAGO METRO

McHenry County College

VITA Clinic

(815) 455-8744

DANVILLE

United Way of Danville Area

(217) 443-8559

DECATUR

Decatur Macon County

Senior Center (AARP)

(217) 429-1239

MARION

Man-Tra-Con

www.mantracon.org

Marion Senior

Citizen Center (AARP)

(618) 997-9019

METROEAST

(Granite City, East

St. Louis, and Alton)

Gateway EITC Coalition

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

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

ROCK ISLAND & 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, 2-1-1

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

Tax sites will be open from January 21 through April 18, 2017.

For more info or closures due to holidays or weather, call 312-252-0280 (Option 1 for Spanish, Option 2 for English) or visit www.economicprogress.org. Tax sites operate on a first come, first served basis and sites close when they reach capacity.

AURORA

Waubonsee Community College

18 S. River St.

Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

CHICAGO HEIGHTS/

SOUTHLAND

Bloom Township

425 S. Halsted St.

Mon & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

ELGIN

Judson University

Lindner Tower

500 W. River Road

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

Sat, 10am - 1pm

EVANSTON

Evanston Public Library

1703 Orrington Ave

Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

JOLIET

Spanish Community Center

309 N. Eastern Ave

Wed & Thurs, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

SPRINGFIELD

Family Service Center

730 E. Vine St.

Tues & Wed, 5:30pm - 8pm

Sat, 10am - 1pm

WAUKEGAN/LAKE COUNTY

Father Gary Graf Center

510 10th St.

Tues & Thurs,

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Sat, 10 am - 1pm

WEST CHICAGO

Leman Middle School

238 E. Hazel St.

Tues & Thurs,

5:30pm - 8:00pm

Sat, 10 am - 1pm

Ready to do your taxes online? Visit economicprogress.org/freefile

Ladder Up - Tax Assistance Program Sites and Hours -

Outside Chicago

Tax Assistance Program sites will be open from 9am-12pm on Saturdays from January 28 through April 18, 2017, unless otherwise noted.

For more information, please call 312-409-4719 or 312-409-4318 (Spanish) or visit www.goladderup.org. Tax sites operate on a first come, first served basis and sites close when they reach capacity.

AURORA

Cowherd Middle School

441 N. Farnsworth Ave.

CICERO

Unity Junior High School

2100 S. Laramie Ave.

DOWNERS GROVE

DeVry Education Group

3005 Highland Pkwy.

MELROSE PARK

Casa Esperanza

1116 N. 22nd Ave.

PLAINFIELD

Plainfield Township

Community Center

15014 S. Des Plaines St.

CN 16.14


DHS 4039 (R-11-16) Free Tax Help Printed by authority of the State of Illinois. 1,710,000 copies PO# 17-0712