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Tax Assistance – 2015

Tax Preparation Workshops  |   Tax Forms  |   Español  |   File Online

Tax Preparation Workshops

New Jersey Citizen Action Free Tax Preparation

Free income tax preparation services for taxpayers who are eligible for the EITC. Call the number below for more information or an appointment. Walk-ins also accepted.

Phone: 1-888-TAXES-11 (1-888-829-3711)
165 Halsey St., Newark, NJ

Mondays
Tuesdays
Thursdays
Fridays
Saturdays
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bring to Your Appointment

  • Photo IDs
  • Social Security Cards (or ITINs) for everyone listed on the return.
  • All W-2 and 1099 forms.
  • List of childcare expenses including childcare agency's tax ID number, if claiming childcare expenses.
  • Voided check for direct deposit.
  • Both spouses must be present if filing jointly.
  • If married filing separately, tax filer must provide spouse's social security number.

For more information:
http://njcitizenaction.org/eitc.html


United Way VITA Free Tax Assistance

Free income tax preparation services are available to eligible Newark residents.

Please phone 973–854–2244 to make an appointment. Walk–ins also accepted.

Locations and Hours

Newark City Hall, 920 Broad St., Room B29
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 3pm –8pm; Sat.: 10am – 2pm

Newark Emergency Services, 982 Broad St.
Hours: Mon. – Fri.: 10am – 1pm

ASPIRA, 201 Bloomfield Ave.
Hours: Mon. – Fri.: 3pm – 8pm

Essex County College, 303 University Ave.
Hours: Tues., Wed., Thurs.: 10am – 1pm


Ironbound Community Corporation – Free Tax Preparation

January 26 – April 15
Investors Bank
275 Chestnut Street, 2nd Fl.
Mon. – Thurs.: 3:00 pm– 8:00 pm
Saturdays: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

  For more information:
973-465-0555 x216
January 28– April 15
Hawkins Street School
8 Hawkins Street
Wed.: 3:00 pm– 7:00 pm


  For more information:
973-344-5949

Regional Tax Offices

Federal

20 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 645-6690
Map

Hours of Operation:

Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

State of New Jersey

The New Jersey regional tax office in Newark is providing assistance for taxpayers who need help filing their state returns online only. The regional office is accepting appointments on a walk-in basis. Taxpayers should bring a completed copy of their federal return, along with all of their tax documents (W-2s, SSN, ITIN, identification, SSNs of dependents, etc.)

124 Halsey Street:
Newark, NJ
Map


Español

New Jersey Citizen Action

Llame a NJCA al 1-888-TAXES-11 (1-888-829-3711) para hacer una cita con uno de nuestros preparadores de impuestos. Nosotros no aceptamos ningϊn tipo de pago por nuestros servicios. Para más información.

165 Halsey St.
Newark, NJ
1 (888) 829-3711

Horas:

lunes
martes
jueves
viernes
sábado
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
9:00 am – 7:00 pm
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

United Way VITA

Asistencia en español en la preparación del impuesto. NJCA proveerá preparadores de planillade impuestos capacitados. Este servicioes GRATUITO. Número de teléfono: 973–854–2244

Horas

Newark City Hall, 920 Broad St., Room B29
Horas: lunes - viernes: 3pm –8pm; sábado: 10am – 2pm

Newark Emergency Services, 982 Broad St.
Horas: lunes – viernes: 10am – 1pm

ASPIRA, 201 Bloomfield Ave.
Horas: lunes – viernes: 3pm – 8pm

Essex County College, 303 University Ave.
Horas: martes, miércoles, jueves: 10am – 1pm

Ironbound Community Corporation – Ayuda Gratis Con Sus Impuestos

enero 26 – abril 15
Investors Bank
275 Chestnut Street, 2nd Fl.
lunes – jueves: 3:00 – 8:00 pm
sábado: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

  973-465-0555 x216
enero 28 – April 15
Hawkins Street School
8 Hawkins Street
miércoles: 3:00 – 7:00 pm


  973-344-5949

El IRS en Español

http://www.irs.gov/Spanish


Tax Forms

Federal

Basic Federal tax forms will be available in the lobby and at the reference desk on the second floor Main Library and will be available at all branch libraries. Federal instruction booklets will be available for reproduction only.

There are several ways to obtain Federal forms and instructions:

  • Visit the IRS web site to download printable copies of forms and instructions
  • Call 1-800-829-3676 to request forms by mail
  • Request forms and publications by mail

They will also available at the regional tax center at:

20 Washington Place
Newark, NJ 07102

State

The New Jersey Division of Taxation is no longer providing paper copies of its forms to libraries for distribution.

There are several ways to obtain State of NJ forms and instructions:

  • Visit their Web site to download printable copies of forms and instructions
  • Call 1-609-292-6400 or 1-800-323-4400 to request forms by mail
  • Email the NJ Division of Taxation to request forms
  • Fax: Call NJ TaxFax (609-826-4500) from your fax machine’s phone to have forms and instructions faxed to you. Enter the number of the form you need from the list of available forms. Note:  The TaxFax Service will be discontinued as of June 1, 2015.

You can also go to the state's regional office in Newark to get one copy of any form and instructions. The regional office in Newark is located at:

124 Halsey Street
Newark, NJ 07102


File Online

Free File "is a free service that offers free federal tax preparation and e-file options for all taxpayers. Free File is made possible through a public-private partnership between the IRS and commercial tax software companies."

MyFreeTaxes is a free tax preparation and filing tool for anyone who earned less than $58,000 in 2013. Using this online service, you can file your federal and state tax returns at no cost to you.

Military OneSource "provides free access to the H&R Block At Home® Basic online tax filing service. The service allows you to complete and electronically file your federal and up to three state tax returns or filings."


Visit The Newark Public Library's Virtual Tax Guide for Web sites for tax information.


Updated 1/16/15


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