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Preparation of Income Tax Returns

Volunteers prepare curent year, prior year, and amended income tax returns free of charge for income-eligible families.

Center for Economic Progress offers online, self-guided training rom November to mid-January and in-person tax training sessions in January that teach volunteers to use TaxWise software that is used to premare returns at community tax sites.

The Center for Economic Progress (CEP) helps low-income families move from financial uncertainty to financial security. Our free tax clinic assists low-income taxpayers with tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service.

Type of engagement

Transactional

Time commitment

Completion of required training and tests (10.5 hours), then at least 10 hours during tax season.

Training and support

Online training is available from Nov-Jan and consists of several computer based modules that volunteers can complete at their convenience. One classroom training is required and those sessions take place throughout January. After training, volunteers must pass a series of tests.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

preparation of tax returns

Skills and resources required

All attorneys are competent to handle this matter after the training provided.

Location

Chicago, IL

Preparation of Income Tax Returns

Volunteers prepare curent year, prior year, and amended income tax returns free of charge for income-eligible families.

Center for Economic Progress offers online, self-guided training rom November to mid-January and in-person tax training sessions in January that teach volunteers to use TaxWise software that is used to premare returns at community tax sites.

The Center for Economic Progress (CEP) helps low-income families move from financial uncertainty to financial security. Our free tax clinic assists low-income taxpayers with tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service.

Type of engagement

Transactional

Time commitment

Completion of required training and tests (10.5 hours), then at least 10 hours during tax season.

Training and support

Online training is available from Nov-Jan and consists of several computer based modules that volunteers can complete at their convenience. One classroom training is required and those sessions take place throughout January. After training, volunteers must pass a series of tests.

  • Training is provided and required
  • CLE credit for training

Acquired skills

preparation of tax returns

Skills and resources required

All attorneys are competent to handle this matter after the training provided.

Location

Chicago, IL