Tax Information

Free Tax Preparation for Qualifying Individuals for the 2021 Tax Filing Season

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 (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TC) programs through AARP Tax-Aide offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. All sites are staffed by volunteers who have been trained and certified by the IRS. https://www.irs.gov/individuals/free-tax-return-preparation-for-qualifying-taxpayers

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VITA APPOINTMENTS:

Contact 330-540-1947 or 330-314-4379

VITA Phone Lines Open Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Or email vita@ccregional.org to schedule an appointment

FOR AARP TAX-AIDE APPOINTMENTS:

All in-person appointments are currently filled at this location. For more information, go to www.AARP.org/TaxAide 

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide provides tax preparation help to anyone, free of charge, with a special focus on taxpayers who are over 50 and have low to moderate income. AARP brochure>>


VITA SITES:

VITA Tax Locations – pdf

Library locations: appointments required – no walk-ins

Sebring Library
195 W. Ohio Ave., Sebring, Ohio 44672
Sat., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – Feb. 6-April 10

DATES ADDED! Sebring, 9 a.m.,-2 p.m., April 24 and May 8

Tri-Lakes Library
13820 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson, Ohio 44451
Mon., 12:30-3:30 p.m. – Feb. 8-April 5
Wed. 1:30-4:30 p.m. – Feb. 10-April 7

DATES ADDED! Tri-Lakes, 12 – 4 p.m., April 20, May 5, May 11

AARP TAX-AIDE SITE (TCE)

Library location: appointments required – no walk-ins

Poland Library
311 S. Main St., Poland, Ohio 44514
Tues. and Thurs., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. –
 Through April 15 (except for Mar. 16)
Wed., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. – Mar. 17


Other Locations: Appointments required; no walk-ins

Campbell Elementary School
2002 Community Circle, Campbell, Ohio 44405
Tues. and Thurs., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. – Feb. 4-April 1

Catholic Charities
319 W. Rayen Ave., Youngstown, Ohio 44502
Fri., 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. – Feb. 12 – April 2
DROP OFF BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO WALK-INS

OCCHA
3660 Shirley Rd.Youngstown, Ohio 44502
Sat., 12 p.m.-4 p.m. – Feb. 20 and March 20 only

YSU Williamson College of Business
21N. Hazel St.Youngstown, Ohio 44555
Friday, 3 p.m.-5 p.m. – Feb. 5-March 5 and March 19-April 2
Saturday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.– Feb. 6-March 6 and March 20-April 3
DROP OFF BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, NO WALK-INS
Call 330-941-2507 for appointments

Zion Lutheran Church
3300 Canfield Rd. Youngstown, Ohio 44511
Thurs., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. – Feb. 11-April 8


DON’T WANT TO WAIT?

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WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR APPOINTMENT:

  • COVID-19 Precautions are in place at all sites; social distancing, as well as masks and face coverings are required.
  • Valid driver’s license or proof of identification
  • Social Security cards and birth dates for you, spouse and/or dependents
  • A copy of last year’s tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (W2, 1099 Misc, 1099 R)
  • Interest and dividend statements
  • Total amount you paid for day care and the day care provider’s tax ID number
  • Marketplace Health Insurance Form 1095-A if applicable
  • Your spouse, if married and filing jointly, to sign the required forms
  • Bank routing/account numbers for direct deposit
  • Individual taxpayer ID Number (ITIN) letter
  • Any IRS correspondence received in last 2 years.

 

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