Tax Information

Free Tax Preparation for Qualifying Individuals at Library Sites

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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.

Click here for a printable list of Free-Tax-Prep-and-Electronic-Filing-Sites 2018-2019 (pdf file) »

2018-2019 SITES: In most cases, appointments are required. Please call in advance for an appointment.


CALL: 330-540-1947 – if you cannot leave a message there, call 330-272-8388


Boardman Library
7680 Glenwood Ave., Boardman OH 44512
(Tues. & Wed. 9am—1pm ) Feb 12– April 10

Poland Library
311 S. Main St., Poland OH 44514
( Mondays 9am—1pm ) Feb 4– April 8

Sebring Library
195 W. Ohio Ave., Sebring OH 44672
(Sat. 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Feb. 2– Apr. 6)

Tri-Lakes Library
13820 Mahoning Ave., North Jackson OH 44451
(Mon. 12—4 pm Feb 4– April 8; Wed. 1:30 p.m.– 5:00 p.m. Feb 6—Apr. 10)


Austintown Senior Center
100 Westchester Dr., Austintown OH 44515
(Wednesdays 9am—1pm ) Feb 6– April 10

Campbell Elem./Middle Schools
2002 Community Circle, Campbell OH
(Tues. & Thurs., 4:30—9:00 pm , Feb. 5- Apr. 11)

Compass Family Community Service
535 Marmion Ave. YO. OH 44502
(Fri. 9am—12pm, Feb. 8—Apr. 12)

1649 Jacobs Road Youngstown OH 44505
(Sat.– 12-4 p.m.– Feb. 23 & April 6)

1325 Fifth Ave., Youngstown OH 44504
(Wed. 4—6 pm Feb. 6—Apr. 10)

Park Vista Senior Center
1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown OH 44504
(Tues. & Thursday. 9am– 1 pm, Feb 5-April 11
For appointment 330-744-5071

Oak Hill Collaborative
507 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown OH 44502
(Thursdays 4pm—6pm), Feb. 7—Apr. 11th)

3660 Shirley Rd., Youngstown OH 44502
(Sat. 12—4 pm, Feb. 16 & March 16 ONLY )

Salem Memorial Building
785 State St., Salem OH 44460
(Tuesdays & Thursdays 9am-1pm) Feb 11– April 12
(For appointment call 234.575.7170)

Taft Neighborhood
730 E. Avondale, Youngstown OH 44503
(Monday 4—6pm, Feb.11 & 25, March 11 & 25, April 8)

Youngstown Community School-
For School Families Only
50 Essex St., Youngstown OH 44502
(Monday 4-6 p.m. March 4th & 18th, April 1st )

Youngstown State University
Williamson College of Business
221 N. Hazel St., Youngstown, OH 44503
(Walk-ins Saturdays 10am—3pm Feb. 2—Apr. 6)
(No WALK INS March 23 or March 30)

Zion Lutheran Church
3300 Canfield Rd., Youngstown, OH 44511
Wed. 5:30pm-8:30pm, Feb. 13—Apr. 10)



What to Bring:

Proof of identification – Photo 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.

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