Free income tax assistance still available

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Free income tax assistance is available in Kenosha County for low to moderate income families.

IRS certified volunteers are ready to assist taxpayers to complete and e-file their tax returns for free for households earning up to $54,000.

The Kenosha County VITA Coalition is working in partnership with the IRS, United Way of Kenosha County, Carthage College, Kenosha County Job Center, Gateway Technical College, UW-Parkside and other community organizations.

Tax assistance is offered at multiple locations in Kenosha County:

  • Salem Community Library – 24615 89th St., Salem, March 7-28, Thursday evenings, 4 to 7:30 p.m. by appointment. Call 262-960-9178.
  • Kenosha County Job Center – 8600 Sheridan Road, entrance D, through April 9, Saturday mornings, 8 a.m. to noon and Tuesday evenings, 5 to 9 p.m. First come, first served, up to one hour before closing.
  • TruStone Credit Union – 6715 Green Bay Road, Kenosha, March 7-March 28. Thursday mornings by appointment. Call 262-960-9178

Please be sure to bring the following items in order to file your return: Social Security Card or ITIN; photo ID’s; all income information such as w-2, 1099, unemployment, pension or Social Security; bank routing information. For more information of what is needed to bring to the VITA site, please visit or call United Way of Kenosha County at 262-658- 4104.

The Kenosha County VITA coalition provides free income tax preparation services for low-to moderate income individuals and families earning $54,000 or under. Financial education resources will be available at each of the tax sites. For more information about the VITA program or to file your own taxes for free if you earn under $64,000, please visit or contact United Way of Kenosha County at 658-4104.

This program is brought to you by the Kenosha County VITA Coalition and its sponsors – United Way of Kenosha County, Carthage College, Kenosha County Job Center, Gateway Technical College, IRS, BMO Haris Bank, Tri-City National Bank, Rotary Foundation of Kenosha West, First American Bank and First Citizen Bank.


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