FREE Tax Preparation & FREE E-Filing Assistance

FREE Tax Preparation & FREE E-Filing Assistance Image

The Salvation Army & the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program are offering free tax prep & e-filing to those with low to moderate income (generally $58,000 or less). 

WHERE: The Salvation Army Social Ministries Office – 543 E. Court St., Kankakee

Monday-Thursday – 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Saturday – 9:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Monday-Wednesday – 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
APRIL (through the 15th)
Monday-Thursday – 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

• 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
• An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
• Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
• Wage and earning statements (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 (Strongly suggested)
• Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
• To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
• Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
• Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements
• Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

For other information or questions, please call our office directly at 815-933-8421 ext. 1107 or follow the prompts to speak to some from the V.I.T.A. program.