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Free Tax Preparation (VITA)


Do I qualify? Yes, if you earned less than $49,000 in 2010.

What to bring:

  • Proof of identification
  • Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Current year’s tax package if you received one
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s Federal and State returns
  • Bank Routing Numbers and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit
  • Total paid for day care provider and the day care provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security Number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number)
  • To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Where to go: 


Neveln Community Resource Center
406 SW School Street
Starts February 1, 2011.
Open: Wednesdays 4-8pm
Tuesdays 10 am -2 pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome. Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment.

2006 S. Ankeny Blvd
Building 8, Room 4A
Starts February 7, 2011
Open: Mondays and Wednesdays 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Closed for Spring Break March 14 to March 19
Walk In only, first completed paperwork first served
Last day April 11


Park Fair Mall
100 E. Euclid Avenue
Suite 169
Starts January 25, 2011
Open: Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30- 7:30 pm
Saturdays 9 am -3 pm

United Way of Central Iowa
1111 9th Street
Starts January 24, 2011
Open: Mondays, Tuesday, Fridays and Saturdays 9-2:30pm
ITIN and Spanish language assistance available on Tuesdays and Saturdays only. Two FREE do-it-yourself kiosks available.


WeLIFT/Trinity United Presbyterian Church
106 E 2nd Avenue
(Hwy 92)
Starts January 31, 2011
Open: Mondays and Tuesdays 4-8pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome. Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment.


First Presbyterian Church
1323 4th Street
Starts February 5, 2011
Open: Saturdays in February, 8 am -4 pm
Thursdays in February 5-8 p.m.,
April 9, 8 am - 4 pm
April 11, 14 & 15, 5-8 p.m.  Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome. 
Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment.
ITIN and Spanish language assistance available.


Central Place
6540 NE 12th Avenue
Starts January 24, 2011.
Open: Monday and Fridays 4-8pm
Sunday February 6,
9 am -2 p.m.
Saturday February 12,
9 am -2 pm. Appointment preferred, walk-ins welcome. Call 515-266-6795 to schedule an appointment.


Principal Financial Group
6701 Westown Parkway, Suite 200
By appointment only. Call (515) 246-4090 to schedule.

This list is subject to change. Please call 2-1-1 for the most current information.

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