Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance Offered in Mercer County

Free Income Tax Preparation Assistance Offered in Mercer County

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Many sites throughout Mercer County will offer free income tax preparation assistance to help residents prepare f and file their 2015 taxes, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said.

The deadline for filing 2015 tax returns for both state and federal taxes is April 18, 2016. Below is a list of sites where free income tax preparation assistance is being provided to qualified individuals. Service is offered beginning the week of Feb. 1 and continuing through mid-April unless otherwise noted. Call the site for required paperwork.

AARP Tax-Aide program sites in Mercer County

The AARP Foundation provides Tax-Aides to assist people with low to moderate incomes with 2015 tax preparation at Mercer County Connection, libraries and other sites. For more information, including a list of documents to bring to the Tax-Aide site, visit www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/.

Ewing Branch, Mercer County Library System, 61 Scotch Road, Ewing; Wednesdays, 2 to 4 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon. Appointment necessary; call (609) 882-3148. 

Hamilton Senior Center, 409 Cypress Lane, Hamilton; Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 890-3686.

Lawrence Headquarters Branch, Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence; Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 882-9246.

Lawrence Senior Center, 30 East Darrah Lane, Lawrence; Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 844-7048.

Mercer County Connection, 957 Route 33 (Acme shopping center), Hamilton; Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 890-9800.

Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St, Princeton; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome.

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton; Mondays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 924-9529.

Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton Street, Princeton; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 924-7108.

Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System, 42 Allentown Robbinsville Road, Robbinsville; Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 259-2150.

RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center, 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville; Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 584-5900.

West Windsor Senior Center, 271 Clarksville Road, Princeton Junction; Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. English/Chinese-Cantonese/Chinese-Mandarin bilingual assistance. Appointment necessary; call (609) 799-9068.

 

IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program sites in Mercer County

The VITA Program generally offers free tax help to people who make $50,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals in local communities. For more information, visit www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers.

Boys & Girls Club of Trenton, 212 Centre St., Trenton; Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 392-3191 for required paperwork.

Catholic Charities of Trenton, 39 North Clinton Ave., Trenton; Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 6 p.m. English only; Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 394-3202 for required paperwork.

Crisis Ministry of Mercer County, 123 E. Hanover St., Trenton; Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. English/Arabic/Chinese/Spanish bilingual assistance; Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 396-9355 for required paperwork.

Hamilton Township Free Public Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Way, Mercerville Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. English only. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 581-4060 for required paperwork.

Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, 669 Chambers St., Suite B, Trenton; Tuesdays, 4 to 6 p.m.; and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 688-0881 for required paperwork.

United Financial Empowerment Center, 3150 Princeton Pike, Crossroads Corporate Center, Suite 230, Lawrence; Mondays and Thursdays, 2 to 6 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 896-1912 for required paperwork.

Hickory Corner Branch, Mercer County Library System, 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor

Friday, Feb. 12, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Friday, March 4, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Saturday, March 19, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Appointment necessary; call (609) 448-1330.

Hightstown Memorial Branch, Mercer County Library System, 114 Franklin St.

Monday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Monday, March 7, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Monday, March 28, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Appointment necessary; call (609) 448-1474.

Twin Rivers Branch, Mercer County Library System, 276 Abbington Drive, East Windsor

Friday, Feb. 19, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Friday, March 11, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Saturday, April 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Super Tax Day*

Appointment necessary; call (609) 443-1880.

* Super Tax Days are one-on-one appointments lasting up to one hour. The entire filing process is completed during the appointment.

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Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.

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