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Free Tax Preparation at Library Sites

Please note: This year, the IRS is not providing libraries with tax instruction booklets for Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ read more...  

Free Tax Preparation for Qualifying Individuals - The Library will again provide locations for free tax preparation and electronic filing for seniors and those (at any age) with low to moderate income. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify.
All sites are staffed by volunteers who have been trained and certified by the IRS.


All sites are staffed by volunteers who have been trained and certified by the IRS. Volunteers will also provide counseling on eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

2014 Earned Income and Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) must each be less than*:

•$46,997 ($52,427 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children
•$43,756 ($49,186 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
•$38,511 ($43,941 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
•$14,590 ($20,020 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

*Find out if you qualify at www.irs.gov/eitc or call 1-800-TAX-1040.  

Tax Locations Click here for a printable list of Free Tax Prep and Electronic Filing Sites (pdf)

please note: page is legal size (8.5"x14")

Free Tax Prep and Electronic Filing Sites (pdf) **SPANISH VERSION

taxInformation on E-filing Your Tax Returns

Free Tax Preparation Starts on Super Saturday. Click to learn more…

LIBRARY SITES + COMMUNITY SITES: In most cases, appointments are required. Please call in advance for an appointment.

Austintown Library (TCE) Appointment: 330.726.2492*
600 S. Raccoon Rd., Austintown, OH 44515
Beginning the week of Feb. 8-April 8
Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
*For appointment, please call from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays

Boardman Library (TCE) Appointment: 330-726-2492*
7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, OH 44512
Beginning the week of Feb. 8-April 8
Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
*For appointment, please call from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays

For Canfield clients: sessions at Boardman Library while
the new Canfield Library is under construction (TCE)
For appointment: 330-533-8420*
7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, OH 44512
Beginning the week of Feb. 8-April 8
Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
*For appointment, please call from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays

Poland Library (TCE) Appointment: 330-726-2492*
311 S. Main St., Poland, OH 44514
Beginning the week of Feb. 8-April 13
Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
*For appointment, please call from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays

Sebring Library (VITA) Appointment: 330-519-7004
195 W. Ohio Ave., Sebring, OH 44672
Feb. 7-April 11 (except April 4)
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Tri-Lakes Library (VITA) Appointment: 330-519-7004
13820 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson, OH 44451
Feb. 9-April 13
Mondays, 12-4 p.m.
Wednesdays, 1:30-5:30 p.m.

Campbell Elementary/Middle School (VITA)
Appointment:
NM English Line: 330-755-8696
NM Spanish Line: 330-314-6119
2002 Community Circle, Campbell, OH 44405
Feb. 10-April 14
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6 -9 p.m.

Campbell Neighborhood Ministries (VITA)
at Neighborhood Ministries location
Appointment:
NM English Line: 330-755-8696
NM Spanish Line: 330-314-6119
75 Jackson Dr., Campbell, OH 44405
Feb. 14-April 11
Saturdays, 1-4 p.m.

Salem Memorial Building (TCE)
Appointment: (330) 332-5512
785 State St., Salem, OH
Beginning the week of Feb. 8-April 9
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Park Vista Senior Center (TCE)
Appointment: 330-744-5071
1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown
Beginning the week of Feb. 8
Mondays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Zion Lutheran Church (VITA)
Appointment: 330-792-4046
3300 Canfield Road, Youngstown, OH 44511
Saturdays, Feb. 21 & March 21, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursdays, Feb. 12-April 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Oak Hill Collaborative (VITA)
Appointment: 330-406-4448
507 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502
Beginning Feb. 9-April 13
Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30-8 p.m.

Youngstown State University
Williamson College of Business (VITA)
Appointment: 330-941-2507
Williamson College of Business
Super Saturday, Feb. 7, to April 11 (Except March 14 and 28)
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Brought to you by the Mahoning Valley Economic Opportunity Coalition Partners: American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) • Campbell Neighborhood Ministries • Compass Family & Community Services • Home Savings and Loan • Internal Revenue Service • Mahoning County Legal Aid • PNC Bank • Zion Lutheran Church • Oak Hill Collaborative • Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) • Youngstown State University Williamson College of Business Administration • United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley

Rev. 01/15

What to Bring With You to Your Tax Preparation Appointment

• Proof of identification – Picture ID

• Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration or

• Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents

• Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN

• Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

• Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc from all employers

• Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099) A copy of last year’s federal and state returns if available

• Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers for Direct Deposit, such as a blank check Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security Number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number) if appropriate

• To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.