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Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site Opening Day is Opens April 15th at 3pm!

Auburn Gresham Free Tax Site help is open until April 15, 2019! This year Ladder Up has joined forces with Center for Economic Progress and we look forward to the same great service for our clients.

Sites will stop taking new clients at least one hour before closing
or possibly earlier than that during busier sessions.
We recommend that you come early!

Download Auburn Gresham Below
2019 Auburn Gresham Tax Site Flyer


  • Families with children who are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Child Tax Credit
  • Households with incomes less than $55,000
  • Individuals with incomes less than $30,000

If you are filing a joint return with your spouse, both spouses must be present to finalize the return.

This service is for full-year Illinois residents - we cannot prepare non-Illinois returns.

Once the site is full to a capapcity that covers the tax preparer volunteers, we may need to refer you to another site or another day. 


  • Original Social Security card/ITIN letter for everyone on your return
  • A valid form of photo identification
  • All 2018 tax documents (W-2s, 1099s, etc.)
  • Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit
  • Proof of health insurance coverage (Form 1095-A, 1095-B, 1095-C, Medicare card)
    or Certificate of Exemption
  • Last year’s tax return, if available

If applicable:

  • Form SSA-1099 if you receive Social Security benefits
  • Copy of property tax bill paid in 2018
  • If you have college expenses: Form 1098-T, student account transcripts, and other records related to amounts paid for college
  • If you drive for Uber/Lyft: Form 1099-K and/ or Form 1099-MISC, records of miles driven (which is available on your online profile)
  • If you are self-employed: Income and expense records

For a list of what to bring with you and other frequently asked questions, please visit our FAQs page.

Tax sites will be open starting on Saturday, February 2, 2019. Two sites (Harold Washington College and Truman College) will open on Monday, January 28, 2019.

Download Flyers Below:

For an Auburn Gresham Tax Site Flyer, click 2019 Auburn Gresham Tax Site Flyer

For a full list of tax sites, refer to our 2019 Tax Site Flyer.



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