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Tax Sites Near You

 

39.788233, -89.646339
Springfield
Distance: 0.90 mi
Family Service Center
Springfield, IL 62703
Site Open:
1/27/2018 – 4/17/2018
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building.

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card

41.530523, -88.075288
Joliet
Distance: 145.19 mi
Joliet Public Library
Joliet, IL 60432
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/14/2018
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Street parking available 

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts: First Midwest Bank
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card

Drop-off tax prep is an option at this site. Bring all your documents to be scanned, fill out intake forms, and return a week later to review, sign, and pick up your return.

41.757937, -88.314875
Aurora
Distance: 152.15 mi
Waubonsee Community College
Aurora, IL 60506
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/14/2018
Hours: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Visitors to this tax site location may park at Old Second National Bank's lot at 37 S River St. on Wendnesdays, after 5 p.m. and on Saturdays, after 12 noon. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   

 

Drop-off tax prep is an option at this site. Bring all your documents to be scanned, fill out intake forms, and return a week later to review, sign, and pick up your return.

41.523313, -87.635349
Southland/Chicago Heights
Distance: 159.04 mi
Bloom Township
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/16/2018
Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Tax site is closed on Monday, February 19th


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building.

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts: First Midwest Bank
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   

 

Drop-off tax prep is an option at this site. Bring all your documents to be scanned, fill out intake forms, and return a week later to review, sign, and pick up your return.

41.873829, -88.202320
West Chicago
Distance: 161.94 mi
Leman Middle School
West Chicago, IL 60185
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/17/2018
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Closed on Tuesday, March 27th and Thursday, March 29th


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building. 

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   
 

41.751945, -87.653583
Auburn Gresham
Distance: 170.48 mi
Auburn Gresham Tax Site
Chicago, IL 60620
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/16/2018
Hours: Monday & Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building, and accessible via public transportation. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   
 

41.864510, -87.831906
Forest Park
Distance: 171.30 mi
Proviso Math & Science Academy (Progress On The Go)
Forest Park, IL 60310
Site Open:
Saturday, 1/27/18, 2/24/18, 3/31/18, and 4/14/18, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Weekend Hours:


Walk-ins are available, or you can make an appointment

ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building.

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!
  

Learn more about Progress on the Go.

42.060709, -88.288621
Elgin
Distance: 171.49 mi
Judson University - Lindner Tower
Elgin, IL 60123
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/16/2018
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building. 

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   

Drop-off tax prep is an option at this site. Bring all your documents to be scanned, fill out intake forms, and return a week later to review, sign, and pick up your return.

This tax site is made possible in part by:

      

Additional investors include: EFS Foundation and the Hoffer Foundation.

41.886010, -87.839487
Maywood
Distance: 172.31 mi
Maywood Multipurpose Building (Progress On The Go)
Chicago, IL 60153
Site Open:
Saturday, 2/10/2018 & 3/17/2018, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Weekend Hours:


Walk-ins are available, or you can make an appointment

ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building.

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!
  

Learn more about Progress on the Go.

41.818612, -87.695117
Brighton Park (Appointment Only, No Walk-Ins)
Distance: 172.82 mi
Kelly High School
Chicago, IL 60632
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/17/2018
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Closed on Saturday, February 3rd, Saturday, March 24th and Saturday, March 31st


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building, and accessible via public transportation. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card

Make an appointment here.

41.845649, -87.684114
Pilsen
Distance: 174.65 mi
Instituto del Progreso Latino
Chicago, IL 60608
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/16/2018
Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Street parking available, and accessible via public transportation. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card

Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   
  

41.862279, -87.704932
Lawndale
Distance: 174.94 mi
UCAN
Chicago, IL 60624
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/14/2018
Hours: Wednesday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building.

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card

This tax site is made possible in part by:

41.823696, -87.626389
Bronzeville
Distance: 175.24 mi
Dawson Technical Institute
Chicago, IL 60609
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/17/2018
Hours: Tuesday thru Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   
 

41.889109, -87.707318
Garfield Park
Distance: 176.37 mi
Westinghouse College Prep (Progress On The Go)
Chicago, IL 60624
Site Open:
One Day Only -- Saturday, 2/17/18, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Weekend Hours:


Walk-ins are available, or you can make an appointment

ADA Compliant
Street parking available, and accessible via public transportation.

Additional Onsite Services
Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!
  

Learn more about Progress on the Go.

41.885279, -87.642322
Downtown Chicago (Open Select Dates Only-Spring 2018)
Distance: 178.13 mi
Center for Economic Progress - Main Office
Chicago, IL 60661
Site Open:
Money Action Days (Get free, year-round tax help and money advice)
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Select Dates in 2018
Weekend Hours: None

First come, First serve

Income limits apply: $55,000 for family, $30,000 for individuals  

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

• Preparing both federal and state tax returns for current year 2016 and prior years 
• Help filing amended returns for both federal and state tax returns 
• Tax Clinic consultations and screenings by legal professionals 
• Credit building from expert Credit Geeks 
• Access to prepaid debit cards 
• Schedule an appointment for assistance with applying for or renewing an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (also known as an ITIN, PIN, Tax ID or Taxpayer ID) 
• Referrals to a CEP financial coach

See checklist of what to bring for free tax help.

41.886050, -87.626846
Loop
Distance: 178.65 mi
Harold Washington College
Chicago, IL 60601
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/17/2018
Hours: Monday thru Thursday, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Closed Monday, February 19th, and Thursday, March 29th through Saturday, February 31st.


ADA Compliant
Street parking available, and accessible via public transportation.

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts: First Midwest Bank
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   

 

Drop-off tax prep is an option at this site. Bring all your documents to be scanned, fill out intake forms, and return a week later to review, sign, and pick up your return.

41.965256, -87.659017
Uptown
Distance: 182.09 mi
Truman College
Chicago, IL 60640
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/17/2018
Hours: Monday thru Thursday 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Street parking available, and accessible via public transportation. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   
 

Drop-off tax prep is an option at this site. Bring all your documents to be scanned, fill out intake forms, and return a week later to review, sign, and pick up your return.

42.048394, -87.680031
Evanston
Distance: 186.19 mi
Evanston Public Library
Evanston, IL 60201-3505
Site Open:
1/27/18 - 04/17/18
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


ADA Compliant
Street parking available, and accessible via public transportation. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts 
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card
Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!   
  

This tax site is made possible in part by: 

42.341292, -87.836782
Lake County/Waukegan
Distance: 199.25 mi
Gary Graf Center
Waukegan, IL 60085
Site Open:
1/27/2018 - 4/17/2018
Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)
Weekend Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Tax site closes when capacity is reached)


Not ADA Compliant
Parking lot adjacent to the building. 

Additional Onsite Services

Bank Accounts
Prepaid Card: CFR Focus Card

Save part of your refund and enter to win weekly $100 prizes!