Income Tax Filing Info

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

Typical forms: Form 1040, Form 1040A, Form 1040EZ

Which form should you use?

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Use VITA/TCE for free tax help from volunteers and free e-file.

  • Volunteers prepare your return and e-file it for free.
  • Some sites also offer do-it-yourself software.
  • You are eligible based either on your income or age.
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VITA sites in Champaign/Urbana:

  • Salem Baptist Church
    • Address: 500 E Park St, Champaign, IL 61820
    • Hours: Saturday, 1:00-5:00 pm
    • Languages: English
    • No appointment required.
  • Salt and Light
    • Address: 1512 West Anthony Drive, Champaign, IL 61821
    • Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:00 am-6:30 pm
    • Languages: English
    • No appointment required.

Illinois Department of Revenue