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Since 1990, we've served nearly 400,000 families, returning $590 million in tax refunds to clients.

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Posted: May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012: Waubonsee Community College’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program was able to return more than $1.2 million to the local economy this tax season. WCC partners with Center for Economic Progress to provide free tax assistance at its Aurora campus.

The total of $1.2 million came in the form of tax refunds and credits for the almost 700 low- to moderate-income clients the program served. In total, more than 1,400 returns were filed, including 2011 federal and state returns, as well as returns from past years and amended returns.

Posted: April 19, 2012

CEP's Angela Perkins joined host Alan Krashesky and guest John Stanfield, CPA on ABC7 TV's weekly NewsViews program.  Angela provided timely tax tips for low-income taxpayers. ABC7 TV, April 15, 2012


Posted: March 1, 2011

For young professionals looking to give back to their community.

Read the Associate Board position description and the list of current Associate Board members.

Interested in joining?  The Associate Board accepts applications for new members from April through June each year.  Sign up here to stay in touch with CEP and receive notification when the application opens.


CEP Board Chair Dan Nielsen welcomes the new Associate Board.


Posted: October 1, 2010

Watch our 20th anniversary video.