Urban League - VITA tax assistance

Family Stabilization

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceFree tax help for low-income families in Allegheny County, focusing on the Earned Income Tax Credit. Will help prepare simple local, state and federal returns.
Geographical AreaAllegheny, 15222
Intake ProcedureCall 211.
Intake Requirements
  • Photo ID for yourself.
  • Social Security card for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents – this is essential. Only a printout from the Social Security Administration (in downtown Pittsburgh at 915 Penn Ave.) can substitute.
  • All W-2 forms. You must have the W-2s from all of your employers before filing. Check to make sure the social security number on your W-2 is correct (if not, get a new W-2 from your employer before filing).
  • Forms that record other income, such as interest from a bank account (1099-INT), dividends (1099-DIV), pension (1099-R), or government payments (including unemployment benefits, Social Security and state or local tax refunds) (1099-G or 1099-SSA).
  • Anything that says “this is important for your taxes.”
  • Local tax forms or any tax booklets you have received in the mail.
  • Record of tuition and post-secondary educational expenses (1098-T) for yourself or your dependents.
  • Record of childcare costs - total paid for childcare and childcare providers' tax ID number.
  • If you own your home bring your mortgage interest statement and a copy of all your property tax receipts.
  • If you have a bank account, bring a check or a deposit slip so we can get the account and routing numbers for direct deposit. This will speed up your refund, allowing you to get your refund in 1-2 weeks rather than 3-4 weeks.
  • .A paystub from each job if available (not required).
  • To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.
Client Information
EligibilityAdults who earned $25,000 or less; families who earned $45,000 or less.
Hours of Operation Tuesday: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 610 Wood Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Main Phone 2-1-1
Additional Information
Update User ID241547
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh
Affiliated Program: Family Stabilization
This Service: Urban League - VITA tax assistance
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: VITA Programs (DT-8800.9300)