Tempe’s Free Tax Preparation

Qualifying residents can have taxes filed for free!
Tempe Community Council’s Financial Stability Intiative has wonderful volunteers on hand to help you prepare, e-file and claim tax credits.

Tempe Schools Credit Union  2800 S. Mill Ave, Tempe
Saturdays 9am-12pm  2/2/13 to 4/13/13 Closed 3/9 & 3/16 for Spring Break Wednesdays 5pm-7pm  1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20 & 2/27


Those who made under $50,270 in 2012, those with disabilities, and the elderly. Please note that you may not qualify if your return is complex.


  • Valid photo ID for yourself and/or your spouse.
  • Social Security cards or ITIN cards for you, your spouse, and dependents.
  • Birthdates for you, your spouse, and dependents.
  • Wage and earnings statements from all employers. (Form W-2 or 1099-MISC)
  •  Interest and dividend statements from banks.  (Form 1099-INT or 1099-DIV)
  • Social Security Statement (SSA-1099), Education Expenses (1098-T), Pensions (1099 R) and Unemployment Statement (1099-G) if applicable.
  • Other relevant information about income and expenses, i.e., donations made, including those to schools, educational expenses, home interest, property taxes and medical expenses for those who will be able to itemize.
  • Total amount paid for day care and the day care providers’ tax identification number.
  • For Direct Deposit—bank routing numbers and account numbers.
  • Copy of last year’s tax return.
  •  If filing joint, both you and your spouse must be present to sign the return.

Pre-screening for public benefits and FAFSA application assistance available upon request.
Additionally, if you earned $57,000 or less in 2012, you can have access to free tax software and prepare your own taxes. IRS certificed volunteers will guide you through the process.

FOR MORE INFO:   www.tempecommunitycouncil.org  480.858.2323

For other free tax preparation sites, http://www.cir.org.tax or call 2-1-1


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