File Your Taxes for FREE!


The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers families and individuals making less than $65,000 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

United Way of Greater Mercer County: 3150 Brunswick Pike, Ste 230
By Appointment, call 609-896-1912
Thursday 2pm-6pm
Arm In Arm (Formerly Crisis Ministry): 121 East Hanover St., Trenton
By Appointment, call Michelle McNair at 609-396-9355 ext 11
Thursday 9am-11am
Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund *
669 Chambers Street, Suite B, Trenton
By Appointment, 609-688-0881
Tue — 4pm-6pm, until 6/26/17
* Español/Spanish

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 2015 income tax return

□ Bank account and routing number


Make less than $64,000 in 2016? File on your own for free at


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