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2023 Tax Prep

By Appointment

By Appointment

  • Call 217-424-6203, beginning Monday, January 15 - Monday-Friday between 8:30a-1:00p
  • Professor Allen will attempt to return calls within 24hrs, please call again if you have not received a return call.
  • Appointments are NOT confirmed without a direct message or contact from Professor Allen.
  • If the line is busy or unanswered, please try again

Get FREE online filing of State and Federal income tax forms for:

  • Families (more than one person in the household) with $70,000 or less in total income.
  • Individuals with $35,000 or less in total income.

By Appointment

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons: 1:00pm-4:00pm

  • Limit of 20 people on weekday afternoons
  • Mondays: January 29; February 12, 26; March 11, 25; April 8, 22; May 6
  • Tuesdays: January 23; February 6, 20; March 5; April 2, 16, 30
  • Wednesdays: January 24; February 7, 21; March 6; April 3, 17; May 1
  • Thursdays: February 1, 15, 29; March 14, 28; April 11, 25; May 9

Saturdays 10:00am-2:00pm

  • Limit of 40 people on Saturdays
  • January 27; February 10, 24; March 9, 23, and April 6, 20

Please note that:

  • the times and dates of this service can vary or even be canceled due to bad weather, staff availability, or other unforeseen circumstances.
  • there is no tax preparation between March 16-24 due to Spring Break

What to bring:

  • All W-2s, W2G, and 1099s for the year(s) you want to file.
  • Social security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for all family members.
  • A valid (NOT EXPIRED) photo identification for all family members.
  • Copies of last year's State and Federal tax returns.
  • Proof of bank account number and routing number (if you choose direct deposit for your refund).
  • Total amount paid for day care and the necessary ID numbers.
  • Property tax bill.
  • Amount spent on college expenses.

This is a FREE service provided by students of Millikin University. The Decatur Public Library provides the location. If you have questions about your tax returns please call the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-829-1040.