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Tax Sites Near You

 

42.042283, -88.287036
Directions
Elgin
Distance: 12.93 mi
Gail Borden Public Library
270 N. Grove Ave
Elgin, IL 60120
Site Open:
1/21/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

This tax site is made possible in part by:

41.891978, -88.205020
Directions
West Chicago
Distance: 23.99 mi
Leman Middle School
238 E. Hazel Street
West Chicago, IL 60185
Site Open:
1/22/2015 - 4/14/2015
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 pm - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 am - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Closed: March 28th through April 4th

Save all or part of your refund during the first 6 weeks of tax season to enter into one of our weekly $100 prizes! 
Bank Accounts: North Star Credit Union
This tax site is made possible in part by:

42.361640, -87.833889
Directions
Lake County/Waukegan
Distance: 27.04 mi
Father Gary Graf Center
510 10th St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
Site Open:
1/24/2015 - 4/14/2015
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

March into Opportunity! File during the first two weeks of March for a shorter wait and a chance to win up to $100!
Bank Accounts: First Midwest Bank 

41.757937, -88.314875
Directions
Aurora
Distance: 32.38 mi
Waubonsee Community College
18 South River St.
Aurora, IL 60506
Site Open:
1/24/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Save all or part of your refund during the first 6 weeks of tax season to enter into one of our weekly $100 prizes! 
Bank Accounts: First American Bank 

42.048523, -87.680286
Directions
Evanston
Distance: 35.51 mi
Evanston Public Library
1703 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL 60201-3505
Site Open:
1/22/15 - 04/14/15
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Bank Accounts: TCF Bank
This tax site is made possible in part by: 

41.965256, -87.659017
Directions
Uptown
Distance: 38.87 mi
Truman College
1145 W. Wilson
Cafeteria SW Corner
Chicago, IL 60640
Site Open:
1/20/15 - 4/15/15
Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached; Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00 p.m.-Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Save all or part of your refund during the first 6 weeks of tax season to enter into one of our weekly $100 prizes! 
Bank Accounts: TCF Bank 

41.854487, -87.714410
Directions
Lawndale
Distance: 40.74 mi
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago, Inc.
3555 W. Ogden Ave
Chicago, IL 60623
Site Open:
1/26/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Monday, & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Bank Accounts: TCF Bank 
This tax site is made possible in part by:

41.845505, -87.684030
Directions
Pilsen
Distance: 42.34 mi
Instituto del Progreso Latino
2570 S. Blue Island
Chicago, IL 60608
Site Open:
1/21/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Bank Accounts: TCF Bank

 


41.885453, -87.642504
Directions
Loop
Distance: 42.43 mi
Center for Economic Progress (Main Office)
567 W. Lake St.
2nd Floor
Chicago, IL 60661
Site Open:
Money Action Days (Get free tax help and money advice after April 15)
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Select Dates in 2015 -- Thursday & Friday, May 14 & 29; Friday, June 12; Thursday, July 16; Thursday, August 13; Thursday, September 10; Thursday, October 15; & Friday, November 13.
Weekend Hours: None

First come, First-served
Income limits apply: $50,000 for family, $25,000 for individuals  

CEP's tax and financial experts will be on hand to provide the following free services:

• Free financial check up with expert financial coaches
• Preparing both federal and state tax return for current year 2013 and prior years 
• Help filing amended returns for both federal and state tax returns 
• Professional legal advice on tax problems 
• Credit building advice from expert Credit Geek
• Access to bank accounts and prepaid debit cards
• Assistance with applying for an Individual Taxpayer Identfiication Number (also known as an ITIN, PIN, Tax ID or Taxpayer ID)

What to bring?

See checklist of what to bring for free tax help.

For ITIN application assistance, additional documents are requred. 

 
41.809299, -87.710500
Directions
Brighton Park
Distance: 42.93 mi
Kelly High School
4136 S. California
Chicago, IL 60632
Site Open:
1/22/2015 - 4/14/2015 Note: Site is closed on Thursday, April 9, 2015
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Bank Accounts: Second Federal Savings
This tax site is made possible in part by:

41.886061, -87.626813
Directions
Loop
Distance: 43.08 mi
Harold Washington College
30 E. Lake Street
Room 203 D & E
Chicago, IL 60601
Site Open:
1/20/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Save all or part of your refund during the first 6 weeks of tax season to enter into one of our weekly $100 prizes!
Bank Accounts: TCF Bank and First Midwest Bank 

41.823696, -87.626389
Directions
Bronzeville
Distance: 45.61 mi
Dawson Technical Institute
3901 South State Street
Rooms 105 & 107, "Glass Room" in Cafeteria
Chicago, IL 60609
Site Open:
1/20/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Monday - Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Save all or part of your refund during the first 6 weeks of tax season to enter into one of our weekly $100 prizes! 
March into Opportunity! File during the first two weeks of March for a shorter wait and a chance to win $100!
Bank Accounts: Guaranty Bank & Urban Partnership Bank 

 
41.750313, -87.653544
Directions
Auburn Gresham
Distance: 47.86 mi
Auburn Gresham Tax Site
7903 S. Racine
Chicago, IL 60620
Site Open:
1/21/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Bank Accounts: Guaranty Bank & Urban Partnership Bank 

41.532615, -88.095923
Directions
Joliet
Distance: 49.43 mi
University of St. Francis
605 Taylor St.
Joliet, IL 60435
Site Open:
1/21/2015 - 4/15/2015
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Tax site will be closed on these Saturdays -- 1/24, 3/14 and 3/21.

March into Opportunity! File during the first two weeks of March for a shorter wait and a chance to win up to $100! 
Bank Accounts: First American Bank 

41.523313, -87.635349
Directions
Southland/Chicago Heights
Distance: 60.32 mi
Bloom Township
425 S. Halsted St.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Site Open:
1/20/2015 - 4/11/2015 Note: Site will not be open on 4/14/15.
Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
March into Opportunity! File during the first two weeks of March for a shorter wait and a chance to win up to $100! 
Save all or part of your refund during the first 6 weeks of the season to enter into one of our weekly $100 prizes! 
Additional Services:
  • Bank Accounts: First Midwest Bank
  • Explore your health insurance coverage options. Specially trained professionals called Navigators from the Southland Health Care Forum, Access Community Health Network and Get Covered Illinois, will be onsite on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays from Jan. 20 thru Feb. 15 ready to help you find the right coverage for you and your family.

          

39.763585, -89.647379
Directions
Springfield
Distance: 183.43 mi
Family Service Center
730 E. Vine St.
Conference Room, 1st Floor
Springfield, IL 62703
Site Open:
1/21/2015 – 4/15/2015
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - Tax site closes when capacity is reached

Bank Accounts: Partner TBD

37.293781, -88.982034
Directions
Karnak
Distance: 342.44 mi
Shawnee Development Council, Inc.
530 W. Washington Street
Karnak, IL 62956
Site Open:
One day only: Sunday, February 8, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Hours: N/A
Weekend Hours: N/A