Free Tax Prep

Call 2-1-1 to schedule a one-on-one tax prep appointment

Appointments available during the following times:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday through Thursday: 10 am - 2 pm & 5 - 7 pm
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm 
Sunday: Closed

Individual tax preparation appointments take place at the United Way's VITA/ Financial Empowerment Center, 1060 Kenmore Blvd, Akron, Ohio 44314

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR TAX PREP SESSION

  • Photo ID for yourself and your spouse, if filing jointly 
  • Income and expense documentation (such as a W-2) for the previous year
  • Proof of identification Social Security card or Social Security number verification letter for you, your spouse and any dependents
  • Copies of the previous year’s federal and state tax returns, if available
  • Bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit (a voided check is acceptable)
  • Birth dates for you and any dependents

Your spouse must be present to sign required forms if filing jointly.