Free Tax Prep In Macomb Co For Vets And Low-Income Residents

Metro Detroit Business NewsMt. Clemens, MI - Macomb County Veterans Services has partnered with Macomb Community Action and the Accounting Aid Society to offer free tax help for local veterans and low-income individuals and families through its IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Services will be available at a variety of locations across the County through appointments, drop off, and walk-in opportunities from January 27 through April 15.

The tax program is offered annually and typically serves over 3,000 people. The following individuals can qualify for help: 

  • People who generally make $63,000 or less
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Limited English-speaking taxpayers
  • All military veterans

“We hope to help as many individuals as possible in navigating the complexities of the system and getting the returns they deserve,” said County Executive Mark Hackel. “This year we will accomplish this goal through a variety of options. From in-person to drop off, we’re here to help.”

In-person appointments can be made through the County’s online scheduler or by calling 586-463-2537. Walk-in opportunities where no appointment is required are also available at the following locations:

  • VerKuilen Building (21885 Dunham Road, Door F, Clinton Township) on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursdays from Noon to 6 p.m. 
  • VVA Chapter 154 (18025 E. 15 Mile Rd. Clinton Township) Mondays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (veterans only)

Individuals must have several items with them for service. More specific details can be found here. For those unable to meet these timeframes, extended tax services will be available from April 16 through September 30 by appointment only. Call 586-463-2537 for more information.

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