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Online Resources

AARP Tax Aide
Forest Park Community Center
Offers free tax prep for low-to-moderate income taxpayers for those 60 and over.
Appointment required.
Monday: 9 am- 2 pm
Tuesday: 9 am- 2 pm

Free File
Through IRS Free File, taxpayers can review all available software options and choose the free offer that best meets their needs. This year, families with an adjusted gross income of $66,000 or less qualify to use one of the free software products. Taxpayers can use Free File anywhere they feel comfortable using the Internet; there is nothing to download or buy.

Ladder Up
The Tax Assistance Program (TAP) offers free tax prep at a number of locations around the Chicagoland area.
For households earning up to $55,000 and individuals earning $30,000 annually.
First come, first serve basis at each location.

IRS Volunteer Tax Income Assistance
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.

State & Federal Forms

Illinois Department of Revenue
Download forms and more tax information.

Internal Revenue Department
Download forms and more tax information.

Tax Resources

Taxpayer Answer Center
Get answers to tax questions.

Income Tax Refund Status Inquiry
Find out the status of your tax refund.

Which IRS Form Should I Use?

Tax Term Glossary