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VITA provides free tax preparation services to low-to-moderate-income individuals and families.

What You Need to File Taxes

  • Photo ID for you (and spouse if filing jointly)

  • Social Security cards or statements for every member of your family included on your return

  • W-2s and/or 1099s from ALL of your jobs in 2023 

  • Form 1099-G from the state of CT showing any unemployment compensation

  • Interest, dividend and investment statements from your financial institutions

  • Self-employed income and expenses

  • Information on any expenses you paid in 2023: tuition and student loans (Form 1098T, 1098E); annual mortgage statement; charitable contributions; home or car taxes paid to your town; documentation from any child care provider of their tax ID number and how much you paid

  • Form 1095A if you had health insurance through Access Health CT

  • Want your refund direct deposited? Bring your routing and account number

In-Person & Online Locations:

Hamden High School
2040 Dixwell Ave
Mondays, Wednesdays: 5:00pm-7:30pm / Saturdays: 10am-1:30pm
Closings - 2/19, 4/10, Hamden schools are closed for inclement weather

M.L. Keefe Community Center
11 Pine Street
Thursdays: 3pm-8pm / Saturdays: 4/6, 9am -3pm, Tax-a-Thon day
Closings: 3/14 may be open, as this is Spring Break

 

 

 

 

Abundant Harvest Community Engagement
1579 State St, Lower Level
860-322-6864
Mondays: 5:00 - 8:00PM / Wednesdays: 5:00 - 8:00PM / Saturdays: 10:00AM - 2:00PM / Sundays: 1:00 - 5:00PM
All times are by appointment; Last appointment 30 mins prior to close

Brookside Estates 
6 Solomon Crossings
Mondays: 10am-12:30pm / Fridays: 2pm-4:30pm
Closings: Federal Holidays

Community Action Agency of New Haven
419 Whalley Avenue
Mondays: 5:30-8:30pm
Closings: 2/5-4/8

Emanuel Lutheran Church
280 Humphrey Street
203-562-2965
Wednesdays: 9:00am - 2:00PM / Sundays: 12:00PM - 4:00PM
No appointments - Call when you arrive to have your name added to the list for access. 
Closed Holidays and days of severe  weather

Evergreen AAA 
43 Norton Street
Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays: 6-9 pm  
Closings: 2/17, 3/5-3/19

Gateway Community College 
20 Church Street (Rm N-101)
Mondays: 6pm-8:30pm
Closings: 2/17, 3/5-3/19

Havenly Treats 
25 Temple Street
Mondays: 6-8 pm

New Haven Free Public Library - Main Library 
133 Elm Street
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays: 4pm-7:30pm / Fridays: 11am-4:30pm / Saturdays: 11am-2:30pm
Closings: 02/13, 2/17-2/19, 3/9-3/24, 3/29-3/31

New Haven Public Library - Fair Haven Branch
182 Grand Ave

New Haven Public Library - Wilson Branch
303 Washington Ave.
Tuesdays: 4:30-7:00pm / Saturdays: 1-4pm
Closings: 2/13 closing early, 2/17, 3/30

New Reach
267 Peck Street
Saturdays: 9am-2pm
Closings: 4/6

NHFEC @ Mitchell Library 
37 Harrison St
Mondays: 1:00pm-4:00pm

Southern Connecticut State Univ (School of Business)
10 Wintergreen Ave
Wednesdays: 5-7pm
Closings: 3/12-3/18

Tax Haven fka StreetCred
150 Sargent Dr
Wednesdays: 5-7pm / Saturdays: 9am-1pm, Every other 
Closings: 2/13 closing early, 2/17, 3/30

West Haven Community House
227 Elm Street
Saturdays: 9am-1pm

 

 

Woodbridge Senior Center
4 Meetinghouse Lane
In-Person
Tuesdays: 9am-1pm

 

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