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Full Service Tax Help
Families and individuals with incomes up to $56,000 are eligible for our full service tax help. We can assist you in filing your federal, state, and local tax returns, and ensure you receive your maximum tax refund.
For a list of what to bring to your tax appointment, click here.
Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Many low-income individuals work a full-time job and still struggle to make ends meet. The Earned Income Tax Credit provides tax bonuses to workers who meet certain criteria for financial need. Find out if you’re eligible.
VITA ACE – Accessible, Convenient and Electronic
Make an online appointment to have Accounting Aid Society complete your federal, state and city returns at no cost. This IRS-approved program uses phone calls and secure file transfer to prepare your return. You will need a computer, tablet or smartphone with internet access. Learn more about VITA ACE, how it works and what you’ll need to get started here.
Taxes on the Go!
Pressed for time? Another option to get your taxes done is to visit one of our Taxes on the Go partners. Just drop off your documents and pick up your return when it is done.
For more information about this service, click here.
Self Service Tax Help
IRS Free File Program Delivered by Turbo Tax
If you want to learn to file taxes on your own, TurboTax offers a free service to individuals with an adjusted gross income of $36,000 or less ($69,000 for active military, or anyone who qualifies for the Earned Income Tax Credit). This service includes free online filing of federal, state, and local (city) income taxes. If you need help, our hotline is available Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 1-844-806-5780.
For additional support, watch the TurboTax overview video here.
My Free Taxes by H&R Block
My Free Taxes by H&R Block provides free filing of federal and state income taxes for individuals with incomes less than $66,000. If you have a city return (Detroit, Hamtramck, Pontiac, etc.) use Turbo Tax! This program does not include local (city) returns. If you need help, our hotline is available Monday through Friday from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 1-844-806-5780.
Disputes with the IRS can be stressful and expensive. Our clinic works with low-income individuals who have disputes ranging from audits and payment agreements to identity theft. LITC also has an education and outreach program for individuals who speak English as a second language (ESL). Check here to see if you are eligible. If you are a taxpayer but not a native English speaker, we can provide tax education to help you manage your returns. If you need help, call 313-556-1920, ext. 1219.
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