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Financial Information

AgeLinc does not endorse the organizations listed below or the products/services they offer.  The following information is provided only for your convenience.

AARP Tax-Aide Assistance

Tax-Aide will offer a variety of tax preparation assistance options – from in-person, to low-contact, to no contact service models, as well as self-preparation.  Availability will be based on a number of variables, including, volunteer training/availability and taxpayer location.

The Tax-Aide site locator is available for the public to learn about the type of tax prep service that will be offered in a particular area.  Decisions on whether a TA site offers an all-virtual, light contact or in-person approach will be based on safety and health data from Johns Hopkins about presence of virus in a particular area. 

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Jackson-Hewitt Tax Assistance

Please note:  This offer does not include Jackson-Hewitt offices within Walmart locations.

Seniors can call any of the local Jackson-Hewitt offices and let them know they were referred by Senior Services of Central Illinois to receive tax preparation services for Federal returns at a discounted rate of $50, and an additional $25 for State returns.

Ladder Up Tax Assistance

Ladder Up (Center of Economic Progress) offers a free Tax Assistance Program serving individuals earning up to $30,000 per year and families earning up to $57,000 per year.  Appointments will be available on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 8:00 and Saturdays from 9:00-12:00 at the Salvation Army, 1600 East Clear Lake.  Appointments must be made by calling (312) 588-6900 and specifying the Springfield location.  This is a drop off service only.

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