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File your taxes for Free at one of our 7 locations!

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Preparation) Program offers free tax preparation services to credit union members and community residents. We completed over 4,200 returns in 2014, securing over $5 million in tax refunds for the Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant communities.

VITA and Tax Services

 

FREE TAX PREPARATION:  January 19 – April 15, 2016

 

FREE Federal and State Income Tax Returns 

  • Households earning $54,000 or less with dependents
  • Single filers earning $25,000 or less
  • Self-employed with expenses of $5,000 or less

Don't pay high fees to get your own refund.

  • IRS Certified Tax Preparers
  • Get your refund in 8-10 days 

 

CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment!

 

Drop off Tax Return Preparation: If you don't have time to wait to have your taxes prepared, you may drop off your tax documents with us, and we'll prepare your taxes for you within five days (sometimes quicker than that!).  You can drop off your return at any of our sites.  When you arrive, tell the Intake Worker that your interested in this option.  You'll complete the intake paperwork, and meet briefly for an interview.  Then you leave -- and we'll give you a call when your return is completed!

 

Please download and complete the following documents to speed up the drop off process:

 

Locations and Hours:

Bushwick: 315 Grove Street

Brooklyn Coop 1474 Myrtle Ave branch -side entrance 

B54 bus to Knickerbocker

M train to Knickerbocker or L train to Myrtle-Wyckoff 

Wed, Thurs: 6-8pm and

Sat, Sun: 10pm-4pm

 

Bushwick: 790 Broadway, 2nd Fl

with St Nicks Alliance

(btw Marcus Garvey Ave and Ellery St)

J,Z trains to Flushing

Mon, Thurs, Fri: 9am-4pm

 

Bedford-Stuyvesant: 834 Dekalb Ave

Brooklyn Coop - entrance on Throop Ave

B38 bus to Throop Ave

G train to Myrtle-Willoughby or Bedford-Nostrand

Mon: 6pm-8pm

Sat, Sun: 10am-4pm

 

Bedford-Stuyvesant: 1012 Gates Ave

with Neighborhood Housing Services

Tues: 10am-2pm

 

Williamsburg: 195 Graham Ave

with St Nicks Alliance and NYCHA
Thurs, Fri: 6-8pm

Sat: 10am-4pm

 

Brownsville: 519 Rockaway Ave

with Brownsville Partnership

Wed, Fri: 10am-6pm

Sat: 10am-4pm

 

Flatbush @ SSJ Training Center (SSJ)

1 Hillel Place, Brooklyn 11210, 3rd flr
(corner of Flatbush Avenue and Hillel Place; 3rd Floor Walk up across Hillel Place from Dallas BBQ)

Mon, Wed: 6-8pm

Sat, Sun: 10am-4pm 

 

WHAT TO BRING

  • Government-issued photo ID
  • Social Security (or ITIN) cards for yourself and all individuals on your return.
  • All W-2 forms, 1099-R, etc.
  • Documentation of higher education expenses, including tuition paid, loans received, student loan interest payments, and student fees.
  • Child care expenses, provider information and tax ID number.
  • Bank account number/routing (ABA) number for direct deposit.

 For more information, you may also reach us at taxes@growbrooklyn.org / 347-682-5606