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Tax Season 2021

 Thank you to staff at Age Options for this information. Here is some information about tax assistance in Five Cook County Suburbs:

 Arlington Heights Senior Center- 847-253-5532

AARP TAX AIDE: Our Tax Aide appointments are filling up quickly. Tax Aide will be conducted by AARP with 2 appointments per person. The first appointment, which is what we are scheduling on Wednesdays/Thursdays every 30 minutes between 9 AM and 2:30 PM; Beginning February 3/4 through the end of March. Taxpayers will bring their documents into the Senior Center to be scanned, then returned. Their documents will go into a portal for a tax aide counselor to prepare virtually. This may take between 7-14 days. We will then call them back to come in to sign/e-file.

 Barrington Area Council on Aging- 847-381-5030

Bacoa, Barrington Area Council on Aging, is offering free tax assistance again this year. To schedule the contact-less appointment provided through AARP, someone can call our office at 847-381-5030. Appointments start Tuesday, February 9th and will continue Tuesdays and Fridays through Tuesday, April 13th.

 Frisbie Senior Center

52 East Northwest Highway, Des Plaines, Illinois, 847-768-5944

Palatine Township Senior Citizens Council

505 South Quentin Road, Palatine, Illinois, 847-991-1112

Will be providing assistance from 2/2 through 4/3 on Tuesday and Friday mornings. Each client will be given two appointments

Triton College through RSVP 

2000 Fifth Avenue, Room R-221, River Grove, Illinois  708-456-0300