Tax Filing Assistance

For further information on taxes, please see our Federal and State Tax Information page.

Lake County Assistance

Due to COVID mitigations, the Warren-Newport Public Library is not offering AARP tax assistance for this tax year. As of February 25, 2021, appointments are still being accepted by

Moraine Township Center (VITA)
800 Central Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035

  •  Call 847-780-6644 for an appointment
  •  Volunteer Prepared Taxes, E-filing
  •  English and Spanish services

Contact the site for up-to-date information. Hours, availability, and end dates are subject to change.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)/TCE Site Locator: 800-906-9887

IRS/VITA Free Tax Prep Search

AARP Tax Assistance Locator

Virtual Filing and Assistance

IRS Free File
Must make $72,000 or less, some state exceptions depending on filing source, see website for full details.

IRS Interactive Tax Assistant (ITA)
Online only assistance with tax questions.

Ladder-Up TAP
For full-year IL residents who earn up to $30,000 per year, and households earning up to $57,000 per year.

MyTax Illinois
Free online filing of Illinois state taxes.

United Way MyFreeTaxes
Patrons fill out a form, then receive a link for free online filing software. Offers options for filing by oneself or with assistance. Extra help line: 866-698-9435 (must go through website first),

Lake County Assistance

Due to COVID mitigations, the Warren-Newport Public Library is not offering AARP tax assistance for this tax year. As of February 23, 2021, appointments are still being accepted by

Moraine Township Center (VITA)
800 Central Ave
Highland Park, IL 60035

  •  Call 847-780-6644 for an appointment
  •  Volunteer Prepared Taxes, E-filing
  •  English and Spanish services