Individual Income Tax Assistance
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, persons age 60 and up, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers (except those who need to prepare Form 1040NR) who need assistance in preparing their own tax return. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. This site cannot prepare returns for international students on F or J visa's who have not been in the US for more than five years (See information on University of Akron site below)
2023 filing season hours and location at Kent State
Four Saturdays: February 11, 2023, February 18, 2023, February 25, 2023, March 4, 2023
9:30am to 2:00pm
Ambassador Crawford College of Business & Entrepreneurship 475 Terrace Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242 (main lobby, 3rd floor)
Walk-ins accepted: appointments given priority.
To schedule a drop off appointment call: 234-206-3170 or visit https://app.capappointments.com/CapAppointments.aspx?c=1ASCA_Tax_App
Please see Publication 3676-B for services provided and check out the What to Bring page to ensure you have all the required documents and information our volunteers will need to help you. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PREPARE YOUR RETURN IF YOU DO NOT BRING PRINTED COPIES OF YOUR TAX FORMS *Note: available services can vary due to the availability of volunteers certified with the tax law expertise required for your return.
THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON PREPARES NONRESIDENT ALIEN STUDENT RETURNS and AKRON EITC offers alternative sites in summit county
CHECK THE AKRON EITC FLYER FOR DATES AND LOCATIONS.
Community Legal Aid
If you cannot pay your taxes due to hardship, you can contact the Community Legal Aid hotline for free legal aid. Legal Aid Phone: 800-998-9454