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2021 Tax Prep

By Appointment Only

By Appointment ONLY

  • Call 217-424-6381, beginning Monday, January 24 - Monday-Friday between 1-4p
  • Messages will NOT be returned
  • If the line is busy or unanswered, please try again

If you had an appointment for Thursday, February 17 (closed early due to weather) PLEASE CALL TO RESCHEDULE. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Get FREE online filing of State and Federal income tax forms for:

  • Families (more than one person in the household) with $70,000 or less in total income.
  • Individuals with $35,000 or less in total income.

By Appointment ONLY

  • Limit of 20 people on Thursday nights


February 3, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 24, and April 14

  • Limit of 40 people on Saturdays


February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 26, and April 2, 9

Please note that:

  • the times and dates of this service can vary or even be canceled due to bad weather, staff availability, or other unforeseen circumstances.
  • there is no tax preparation between March 12-19 due to Spring Break

What to bring:

  • All W-2s, W2G, and 1099s for the year(s) you want to file.
  • Social security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) for all family members.
  • A valid (NOT EXPIRED) photo identification for all family members.
  • Copies of last year's State and Federal tax returns.
  • Proof of bank account number and routing number (if you choose direct deposit for your refund).
  • Total amount paid for day care and the necessary ID numbers.
  • Property tax bill.
  • Amount spent on college expenses.

This is a FREE service provided by students of Millikin University. The Decatur Public Library provides the location. If you have questions about your tax returns please call the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-829-1040.