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Tax Assistance – 2016

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:
https://njcitizenaction.org/?page_id=117


NewarkWorks VITA Free Tax Assistance

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

Please phone 973-733-4820 to make an appointment. Walk–ins also accepted.

Locations and Hours

Newark City Hall, 920 Broad St., Room B1
Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 3pm –8pm; Sat.: 10am – 2pm

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

Essex County College, 303 University Ave.
Hours: Tues., Wed., Thurs.: 11am – 6pm

B.R.I.C.K. Avon Academy, 219 Avon Ave.
Hours: Tues. & Thurs.: 1pm – 7pm

B.R.I.C.K. Peshine Academy, 433 Peshine Ave.
Hours: Wed. & Thurs.: 1pm – 6pm

Newark Legacy Charter School, 823 South 16th St.
Hours: Wed.: 1pm – 6pm; Fri.: 2pm - 6pm


Ironbound Community Corporation – Free Tax Preparation

January 25 – April 18
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
 

Regional Tax Offices

Federal

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

Operates by appointment only. Call: 1-844-545-5640

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

NewarkWorks VITA

Asistencia en español en la preparación del impuesto. NJCA proveerá preparadores de planillade impuestos capacitados. Este servicioes GRATUITO. Número de teléfono: 973–733–4820

Horas

Newark City Hall, 920 Broad St., Room B1
Horas: lunes - viernes: 3pm –8pm; sábado: 10am – 2pm

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

Essex County College, 303 University Ave.
Horas: martes, miércoles, jueves: 11am – 6pm

B.R.I.C.K. Avon Academy, 219 Avon Ave.
Horas: martes & jueves: 1pm – 7pm

B.R.I.C.K. Peshine Academy, 433 Peshine Ave.
Horas: miércoles & jueves: 1pm – 6pm

Newark Legacy Charter School, 823 South 16th St.
Horas: miércoles: 1pm – 6pm; viernes: 2pm - 6pm

Ironbound Community Corporation – Ayuda Gratis Con Sus Impuestos

enero 25 – abril 18
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
 

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. A limited quantity of Federal instruction booklets will be available.

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

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 $62,000 in 2015. 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.

Flyer in English and Spanish


Updated 1/26/16


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