Free Tax Preparation Program offered through United Way and Volunteer Center RSVP

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from February 1, 2014 until April 12, 2014

Location: Allen, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben Counties

Phone: Residents can dial 2-1-1


Event Description

January 23, 2014 Updated Jan 23, 2014 at 1:25 PM EST

United Way of Allen County and Volunteer Center RSVP have set the Free Tax Preparation Program for Allen County to begin Saturday, February 1, 2014. Sites are also available in DeKalb and Noble Counties. Free tax preparation will take place from February 1 to April 12.

Any family or individual earning less than $52,000 annually qualifies for the Free Tax Preparation program organized by members of the Financial Stability Partnership. IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers help residents file their taxes and claim available credits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Credits may help families get as much as a $5,000 refund.

Allen County
Community Action of Northeast Indiana (CANI), 227 E. Washington Blvd.
Open Monday and Tuesday 6-8 p.m. (Closed 2/17)
Saturday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Closed 2/1, 3/1 and 4/5)

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1101 S. Lafayette Street
Saturday, February 1, March 1 and April 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 12 – 3 p.m. (Closed 3/5)
Monday and Tuesday 6- 8 p.m. (During the month of February only)

Ivy Tech Community College Northeast
3800 North Anthony Boulevard, Room 2318, Coliseum Campus
Self-service site: Fridays, 1 - 4 p.m., February 7 - April 11.
Full service tax site: Call 211 for an appointment- Friday, February 21 from 12 - 5 p.m.

Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza (Main Branch Downtown)
Saturdays 9 a.m.. – 12 p.m.
Self-service tax site with IRS Certified tax preparers available to assist

University of Saint Francis, 2701 Spring Street
Pope John Paul II, 1st floor
March 1st, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Full service tax site- Call 211 for an appointment

DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble or Steuben County
Ligonier, Kendallville and Angola by appointment only

United Way of Steuben County
317 S. Wayne Street, Suite 3D
Angola, IN 46703

Kendallville Housing Authority
240 Angling Road
Kendallville, IN 46755

RSVP - Auburn
107 West 5th Street
Auburn, IN 46706

Strong Tower Worship Center
203 S. Main Street
Ligonier, IN 46767

To learn more about the Free Tax Preparation program, residents may pick up a flyer at CANI, United Way, Volunteer Center RSVP or many other social service organizations. A flyer can also be downloaded from Residents can also dial 2-1-1 and ask for information from a trained specialist.

Individuals with disabilities and active Military and National Guard personnel can call 2-1-1 for assistance and to make an appointment for tax preparation.

Funding for the program is provided by a JPMorgan Chase Foundation grant and a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program grant from the IRS.

United Way of Allen County, Volunteer Center RSVP, Community Action of Northeast Indiana, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service, St. Mary's Catholic Church, St. Francis University and RSVP- Auburn are active providers of the program with the support of the Financial Stability Partnership.

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