Free Tax Preparation by United Way of Porter County Volunteer Tax Assistance

Free Tax Preparation by United Way of Porter County Volunteer Tax Assistance

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The United Way of Porter County Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is now accepting appointments for the 2018 tax season.

This free tax preparation service is open to individuals whose adjusted gross income is $54,000 or less and is staffed by IRS-certified volunteers that file both federal and state tax returns.

“For many in our community, finding affordable tax preparation assistance can be a daunting task when money is tight,” said Kim Olesker, president and CEO of United Way of Porter County. “This program provides a vital safety net for low-wage earners struggling to make ends meet.”

The program is made possible with support from the IRS and JPMorgan Chase Foundation. Program begins Wednesday, January 31 and run through Monday, April 16, 2018. Daytime appointments are available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and on some Saturdays.

Participants must schedule an appointment to utilize the service. Beyond meeting the income threshold criteria, additional documents and information is required. For program requirements and to make an appointment, visit

United Way of Porter County is part of the Asset Building Coalition, a community-based partnership of fifteen non-profit, financial and private partners whose mission is to link financial awareness and education with tax preparation and asset building for low-wage earning taxpayers. During the 2017 tax season, program volunteers prepared more than 2,700 federal tax returns.

United Way of Porter County works to lead community collaboration, unite residents and inspire action to improve lives in Porter County. In 2017, United Way of Porter County provided more than $2.2 million in community support to improve lives of area residents. Annually, they connect more than 8,000 individuals to community projects through programs such as United Way Day of Caring, Power of Youth, Young Leaders United, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, AmeriCorps, RSVP, Reading Buddies and the United Way Regional Volunteer Center. To learn more, click for details or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Date: January 31, 2018

This event also occurs on 02/05/2018, 02/12/2018, 02/19/2018, 02/26/2018 and 6 more dates. [see all dates]

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951 Eastport Centre Drive
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383


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