File Your Taxes for FREE!

 

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers families and individuals making less than $60,000 FREE tax return preparation by trained and IRS certified volunteers.

Call 609.896.1912 for more information.

 

Click here for a flyer with a listing of FREE tax sites in Mercer County

All sites opening the week of February 1, 2016:
 
United Way of Greater Mercer County: 3150 Brunswick Pike, Ste 230
Walk-Ins and Appointments, Mon & Thurs - 2pm-6pm
Click here to make your appointment online today!
 
Boys & Girls Club: 212 Centre St., Trenton
Walk-Ins, Mon, Tue, Wed — 9am-2pm, No taxes 2/15
 
Catholic Charities: 39 North Clinton Ave., Trenton
Walk-Ins, Tue & Thu — 2pm-6pm
 
Catholic Charities - El Centro: 327 S. Broad Street, Trenton *
By Appointment, Tue — 10am - 2pm, 609-394-2056
Opens 2/9
 
Crisis Ministry: 121 East Hanover St., Trenton
Walk-Ins, Fri — 9am-3pm
 
Hamilton Public Library — No Phone Calls
1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Way, Hamilton
Walk-Ins, Wed & Thu — 9am-12pm
 
Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund *
669 Chambers Street, Suite B, Trenton
Walk-Ins, Tue — 4pm-6pm,
By Appointment, Saturday — 10am - 1pm , 609-688-0881
 
* Español

 
Documents to bring to your Tax Appointment:
 
Click for a copy of the checklist 
 
□ Picture ID 
 
□ Social Security Cards (or ITINs) and dates of birth for the taxpayer, spouse, children, and any other dependents you are claiming. 
Note: if you are married filing separately, you’ll need your spouse’s social security number and need to know whether they itemized on their return 
 
□ Dates of birth for all taxpayers and dependents 
 
□ W2 forms
 
□ Bring your year-end pay stub
 
□ 1099 forms
 
□ Unemployment amounts paid and taxes withheld, statement online
 
□ Last paystub or end of year pension statements
 
□ Year-end retirement account summaries (ex. 5498s) (Balances in IRA accounts at year end) 
 
□ Any other tax forms you received (1098-Ts) 
 
□ ACA healthcare forms 1095-A, 1095-B, or 1095 C and insurance information with months of coverage for each person in the household
 
□ Medical expenses- TOTALED. Don’t forget eyeglasses or contact lens receipts or medical mileage
 
□ Charitable Contributions TOTALED- separate cash contributions (cash, check, credit card) and non-cash contributions (ex: clothing & furniture). Church printout. Receipt for any contribution of $250 or more 
 
□ Rent or mortagage interest statement
 
□ All property tax information (green card, PTR 1, PTR 2, homestead rebate amount) 
 
□ Copy of 2014 income tax return
 

□ Bank account and routing number


 

Make less than $62,000 in 2015? File on your own for free at MyFreeTaxes.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Call 2-1-1 for other locations or to make an appointment