Free Tax Help - DHS 4039

State of Illinois
Department of Human Services

Ladder Up provides free income tax preparation and electronic filing for families with annual incomes up to $56,000 and individuals with annual incomes up to $30,000*. IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers assist in filing federal and state income tax returns for tax year 2019, and, in some cases, for prior years. Most sites will be open between February 1 and April 15, 2020.

Ladder Up proveerá  preparación de impuestos gratis con la opción de mandar electrónicamente para familias con ingresos hasta $56,000 e individuos con ingresos hasta $30,000 por año*. Voluntarios certificados por el IRS ayudarán a preparar sus impuestos federal y estatal para el año 2019 y, en algunos casos, para años anteriores. La mayoría de los sitios estarán abiertos entre el 1 de febrero del 2020 y el 15 de abril del 2020.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:

  • Original Social Security Card or ITIN for everyone that appears on your return.
  • Photo I.D.
  • All 2019 tax documents (W-2, 1099 forms, etc.)
  • Checking and savings account and routing numbers
  • Verification of health insurance if purchased through the Marketplace (Form 1095-A)
  • Copy of your second or final property tax bill paid in 2019, if applicable
  • Records of education-related expenses
  • Copy of your 2018 tax return

Ladder Up - Tax Assistance Program Sites and Hours - Chicago

Tax sites will be open from February 1nd through April 15, 2020.

For more information, including on emergency closures, please call 312-409-1555 or visit www.goladderup.org/TAP. Tax sites operate on a first-come, first-served basis (except for appointment-only sites listed below). Sites will close when they reach capacity, which may be much earlier than the publicized closing time, so please arrive early.

To make an appointment at one of the appointment-preferred sessions (noted below with a *), please call (312) 588-6900 or visit www.goladderup.org/locations.

If you need to amend your return (Form 1040X and/or Form IL-1040-X), you must call (312) 588-6900 to make an appointment. Ladder Up does not offer walk-in service for

amended returns.

AUBURN GRESHAM, Chicago Public Library - Thurgood Marshall 7506 S. Racine Thurs, 11am-4pm Sat, 10am-1pm  Also open on Sat, Jan 25 Closed on Mar 5, 7, 12 & 14

AUSTIN, Chicago Public Library - Austin 5615 W. Race Sat, 10am-1pm

BRIGHTON PARK, Greater Chicago Food Depository 4100 W. Ann Lurie Tues, 1pm-7pm * Sat, 9am-12 pm Also open on Sat, Jan 25

BRONZEVILLE, Chicago Public Library - Chicago Bee,  3647 S. State Tues, 11am-4pm * Sat, 10am-1pm

DUNNING, Wilbur Wright College, 4300 N. Narragansett, Fri, 10am-4pm * Sat, 9am-12pm, Closed on Fri, Apr 10 & Sat, Apr 11

ENGLEWOOD, Kennedy-King College, 6343 S. Halsted (Building W), Rm W274, Wed, 10am-4pm * Sat, 9am-12pm

HERMOSA, WIC Food Center, 4620 W. Diversey, Mon & Wed, 1pm-7pm, Sat, 9am-12pm, Closed Mon, Feb 17

HUMBOLDT PARK, Chicago Public Library - Richard M. Daley (W. Humboldt), 733 N. Kedzie, Sat, 10am-1pm

LITTLE VILLAGE, WIC Food Center, 2400 S. Kedzie, Sat, 9am-12pm *by appointment only - see appointment information above

LOGAN SQUARE, WIC Food Center 3110 W. Armitage, Sat, 9am-12pm *by appointment only - see appointment information above

LOOP, Harold Washington Library, 400 S. State, 7th Floor, Mon-Thur, 11am-7pm, Fri & Sat, 10am-1pm, Also open Jan 28-Jan 30, 11am-5pm, Closed on Feb 12, Feb 17, Mar 2

NORTH LAWNDALE, UCAN, 3605 W. Fillmore Mon, 4pm-7pm * Sat, 9am-2pm

PILSEN, Benito Juarez Community Academy, 1450 W. Cermak, Sat, 9am-12pm, Also open on Sat, Jan 25 Closed on Sat, Apr 11

PULLMAN, Olive-Harvey College, 10001 S. Woodlawn Fri, 10am - 4pm * Sat, 9am-12pm Closed on Fri, Apr 10, and Sat, Apr 11

UPTOWN, Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson, Cafeteria Mon-Thurs, 1pm-7pm Sat, 9am-12pm Also open on Thur, Jan 30 Closed Feb 17, Apr 9, Apr 11

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

Plan Ahead. If you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit and/or the Additional Child Tax Credit, 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 
  • Foto credencial
  • Todos sus documentos de impuestos (W-2, 1099s, etc.)
  • Números de cuentas bancarias y número de ruta, si prefiere depósito directo
  • Verificación de cobertura médica si la solicito por medios del Mercado de Seguros Médicos (Forma 1095-A)
  • El Segundo (o último) recibo de impuestos para su propiedad pagado en el 2019
  • Registros de gastos relacionados con colegiatura
  • Copia de su declaración de impuestos de 2018 (si disponible)

Other Tax Sites - Illinois

For up-to-date information about Illinois locations, dates and hours of free tax assistance, visit: www.irs.gov/VITA.

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

Tax sites will be open from February 1 through April 15, 2020.

All suburban Tax Assistance Program sites will be open from 9am-12pm on Saturdays from February 1 through April 11, 2020, unless otherwise noted. Select sites also have weekday service hours noted below.

For more information, including on emergency closures, please call 312-409-1555 or visit www.goladderup.org/TAP. Tax sites operate on a first-come, first-served basis (except for appointment-only sessions listed below). Sites will close when they reach capacity, which may be much earlier than the publicized closing time, so please arrive early.

To make an appointment at one of the appointment-preferred sessions (noted below with a *), please call (312) 588-6900 or visit www.goladderup.org/locations.

If you need to amend your return (Form 1040X and/or Form IL-1040-X), you must call (312) 588-6900 to make an appointment. Ladder Up does not offer walk-in service for

amended returns.

AURORA, Waubonsee Community College 18 S. River St., Room 344 Wed, 5:30pm-8pm *by appointment only - see appointment information above Sat, 9am-12pm (first come, first served) Also open on Sat, Jan 25

CICERO, Unity Junior High School, 2100 S. Laramie Ave. Sat, 9am-12pm Closed Sat, Apr 4

ELGIN, Judson University Lindner Tower 500 W. River Rd., 3rd floor Wed, 5:30pm-8pm *by appointment only Sat, 9am-12pm (first come, first served) Also open on Sat, Jan 25

EVANSTON, Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington Ave. Sat, 10am-1pm Closed Sat, Feb 8

MELROSE PARK, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel - Casa Esperanza  1116 N. 22nd Ave. Sat, 9am-12pm

PLAINFIELD, Plainfield Township Community Center, 15014 S. Des Plaines St. Sat, 9am-12pm

SOUTHLAND, Bloom Township 425 S. Halsted St. Mon, 5:30pm-8pm Sat, 9am-12pm Also open on Sat, Jan 25 Closed Mon, Feb 17

SPRINGFIELD, Family Service Center 730 E. Vine St. Wed, 5:30pm-8pm Sat, 9am-12pm Also open on Sat, Jan 25

WAUKEGAN, Catholic Charities Gary Graf Center 914 8th St., 2nd floor Tues & Thurs, 5:30pm-8pm *by appointment only - see appointment information above Sat, 10am-1pm (first come, first served) Also open on Sat, Jan 25

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

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DHS 4039 (R-10-19) Free Tax Help Printed by authority of the State of Illinois. 900,000 copies PO# 20-0529