Northwest Michigan Council of Governments

Free Tax Preparation in Northwest Michigan

 

There is help available to assist you with the preparation and filing of your income taxes.

 

FREE Tax Filing Online:

Qualified individuals and families can now file state and federal taxes online at no charge. Individuals or families with a combined income under $57,000 in 2012 can file here. Follow the link below to proceed.

MyFreeTaxes.com     To get help from a certified IRS volunteer, call (855) my-tx-help (69894357)

 

FREE Tax Preparation available at these locations:

Call one of the phone numbers below to make an appointment:

Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency

Traverse City
3963 Three Mile Rd. (231) 947-3780 ~ (800) 632-7334

Cadillac
1640 Marty Paul (231) 775-9781 ~ (800) 443-2297

Petoskey
2202 Mitchell Park (231) 347-9070 ~ (800) 443-5518

 

Michigan Department of Human Services Offices:

Kalkaska, 503 Birch St. (231) 258-1233

 

Northwest Michigan Works:

Traverse City, 1209 S. Garfield (231) 922-3790

 

Local Libraries:

Bellaire Public Library, 111 S. Bridge St., (231) 533-8814
Boyne City, 201 E. Main St. (231) 582-7861
Charlevoix Public Library, 220 W. Clinton St., (231) 547-2651
Leland, 203 E. Cedar St. (231) 256-9152
Roscommon, 243 E. Federal Hwy. (989) 281-1305

 

 

Did You Know?

There is a valuable tax credit that can help SAVE money and bring EXTRA money home. If the customer works, he/she may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. Households that qualify for the credit could receive a refund of up to $5,891.

Do you qualify for the EITC for 2012?

  • If you have one child and you earned less than $36,920 (or $42,130 for married workers), you might be eligible for a credit of up to $3,169.
  • If you have two children and you earned less than $41,952 (or $47,162 for married workers), you might be eligible for a credit of up to $5,236.
  • If you have three children and you earned less than $45,060 (or $50,270 for married workers), you might be eligible for a credit of up to $5,891.
  • Workers at least age 25 and under age 65 without a qualifying child who earned less than $13,980 (or $19,190 for married workers) might be eligible for a credit of up to $475.

 

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