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Free income tax preparation assistance offered in Mercer County

Post Date:02/08/2018 4:19 PM
TRENTON, N.J.—Many sites throughout Mercer County will offer free income tax preparation assistance to help residents prepare and file their 2017 taxes, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes said.

The deadline for filing 2017 tax returns for both state and federal taxes is April 17, 2018. Below is a list of sites where free income tax preparation assistance is being provided to qualified individuals. Service is offered now through mid-April unless otherwise noted. Call the site for required paperwork.

AARP Tax-Aide program sites in Mercer County

The AARP Foundation provides Tax-Aides to assist people with low to moderate incomes with 2017 tax preparation at Mercer County Connection, libraries and other sites. For more information, including a list of documents to bring to the Tax-Aide site, visit www.aarp.org/money/taxes/aarp_taxaide/.

Ewing Branch, Mercer County Library System, 61 Scotch Road, Ewing
Wednesdays, 2 to 5 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 882-3148.

Hamilton Senior Center, 409 Cypress Lane, Hamilton
Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 890-3686.

Hopewell Branch, Mercer County Library System, 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 737-2160.

Lawrence Headquarters Branch, Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Ave, Lawrence
Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 882-9246.

Lawrence Senior Center, 30 East Darrah Lane, Lawrence
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 844-7048.

Mercer County Connection, 957 Route 33 (Acme shopping center), Hamilton
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 890-9800.

Nassau Presbyterian Church, 61 Nassau St, Princeton
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome.

Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St., Princeton
Mondays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 924-9529.

Princeton Senior Resource Center, 45 Stockton St., Princeton
Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to noon. Appointment necessary; call (609) 924-7108.

Robbinsville Branch, Mercer County Library System, 42 Allentown Robbinsville Road, Robbinsville
Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 259-2150.

RWJ Fitness and Wellness Center, 3100 Quakerbridge Road, Mercerville
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Appointment necessary; call (609) 584-5900.

West Windsor Senior Center, 271 Clarksville Road, Princeton Junction
Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. English/ Chinese-Cantonese/ Chinese-Mandarin bilingual assistance. Appointment necessary; call (609) 799-9068.

IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program sites in Mercer County

The VITA Program generally offers free tax help to people who make $54,000 or less, people with disabilities, and limited-English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals in local communities. For more information, visit www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers.

Arm in Arm (formerly Crisis Ministry), 123 E. Hanover St., Trenton
Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. English/ Arabic/ Chinese/ Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 396-9355 for required paperwork.

Boys & Girls Club of Trenton, 212 Centre St., Trenton
Mondays and Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 392-3191 for required paperwork.

Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County, 1040 Spruce St., Lawrence
Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m. English only. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 695-6060 for required paperwork.

HomeFront, 1880 Princeton Ave., No. 3, Trenton
English only. Appointment necessary; call (609) 896-1912.

Catholic Charities of Trenton, 39 North Clinton Ave., Trenton
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2 to 6 p.m., English only. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 394-3202 for required paperwork.

Catholic Charities of Trenton El Centro, 327 S Broad St, Trenton
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Appointment required; call (609) 394-2056 for required paperwork.

Hamilton Township Free Public Library, 1 Justice Samuel A. Alito Way, Mercerville Wednesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m. to noon. English only. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 581-4060 for required paperwork.

Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund, 669 Chambers St., Suite B, Trenton
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome; call (609) 688-0881 for required paperwork.

United Way of Greater Mercer County, 3150 Princeton Pike, Crossroads Corporate Center, Suite 230, Lawrence
Mondays, 3 to 7 p.m., and Thursdays, 3 to 8 p.m. English/Spanish bilingual assistance. Walk-ins welcome and appointment preferred; call (609) 896-1912, ext. 211, for required paperwork.

Hickory Corner Branch, Mercer County Library System, 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor
Saturday, Feb. 17, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 2, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 17, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 7, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Appointment necessary; call (609) 448-0957.

Hightstown Memorial Branch, Mercer County Library System, 114 Franklin St.
Monday, Feb. 22, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Monday, March 22, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Appointment necessary; call (609) 448-1474.

Twin Rivers Branch, Mercer County Library System, 276 Abbington Drive, East Windsor
Friday, Feb. 16, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Friday, March 9, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 14, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Appointment necessary; call (609) 443-1880.

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