Getting Your Taxes Done

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

FREE Tax Preparation

Your HOUSEHOLD income must be
$58,000 or less to qualify for Free Tax Preparation


 

Earned Income Tax Credit Eligibility - Maximum Income $54,000
Income Threshold for Tax Filing Year 2017

Qualifying Child(ren) Earned Income and AGI Below Maximum EITC
3 or more $48, 340 ($53,930 - Married Filing Jointly) $6,318
2 or more $45,007 ($50597 - Married Filing Jointly) $5,616
1 $39,617 ($45,207 - Married Filing Jointly) $3,400
0 $15, 010 (20,600 - Married Filing Jointly) $510

 

Locations

FOR FASTER SERVICE, APPOINTMENTS ARE ENCOURAGED
Call 414.206.2262 or online https://sdc.cascheduler.com/

ALL LOCATIONS:
Limited Walk-in Service (customers with appointments will be served first)
Drop Off and Limited Homestead Daily (10 per day per location)

 

Sites, Locations, Hours of Operation and Appointment Scheduling

Social Development Commission (SDC) Sites
ALL SDC LOCATIONS CLOSED MARCH 30 & MARCH 31
in observance of the holiday

 

Name of Site

Address

Hours of Operations

Comments

SDC Main Office
♦ 

1730 W. North Ave
Milwaukee, WI  53205

January 22 - April 17, 2018

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 1pm
 

ALL SDC LOCATIONS CLOSED MARCH 30 & MARCH 31
in observance of the holiday

 

Appointments Preferred
Schedule Online @
https://sdc.cascheduler.com

or by phone
414.206.2262

Walks-in Limited

SDC Teutonia
♦ 

6848 N. Teutonia Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53209

January 22 - April 17, 2016

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 1pm

ALL SDC LOCATIONS CLOSED MARCH 30 & MARCH 31
in observance of the holiday

Appointments Preferred
Schedule Online @
https://sdc.cascheduler.com

or by phone
414.206.2262

Walks-in Limited

SDC-Sixteenth Street
Community Health Center 
♦ 

2906 S. 20th Street
Milwaukee WI 53215

January 22 - April 17, 2018
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday:8am - 5pm
           Tuesday: 10am - 8pm
Saturday: 8am - 1pm

ALL SDC LOCATIONS CLOSED MARCH 30 & MARCH 31
in observance of the holiday

Appointments Preferred
Schedule Online @
https://sdc.cascheduler.com

or by phone
414.206.2262

Walks-in Limited

Non SDC Locations

Journey House

2110 W. Scott Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204

January 26 - March 24, 2018
      Monday: 2pm - 8pm
                Wednesday: 2pm - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 2pm
Saturday: 9am - 2pm

CLOSED: Tuesdays and Thursdays

By Appointment Only

Schedule Online @
http://journeyhouse.cascheduler.com
or by phone
414.647.0548

La Casa de Esperanza

202 E. Broadway
Waukesha, WI 53186

January 23 - April 16, 2018
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday:
9am - 12pm
   Tuesday, Thursday: 4pm - 6:30pm 

By Appointment Only      

 by phone at 262-832-1534 
Starting January 8, 2018

Handicap accessible
SDC Super Site

 

Services Offered

Wisconsin Homestead Credit

Please review Pre-Filing Checklist

The homestead credit program is designed to soften the impact of property taxes and rent on persons with lower incomes. A homestead credit claim may be filed using Schedule H-EZ or Schedule H. New Early Homestead Only Dates (SDC's North Avenue & Teutonia Avenue Locations ONLY)

Monday, January, 16, 2018 - Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 8am - 5pm
  • Thursday: 10:am - 8pm
  • Saturday: 8am - 1pm

Qualifications

You may be able to claim homestead credit if:

  • You occupied and owned or rented during the year a home, apartment, or other dwelling that is subject to Wisconsin property taxes.
  • You are a legal resident of Wisconsin all year.
  • You are 18 years of age or older at the end of the year.
  • Your household income was less than $24,680.
  • You cannot be claimed as a dependent for the year on someone else's federal income tax return. (Note: This qualification does not apply if you are 62 years of age or older at the end of the year.)
  • You (and your spouse, if married) will not claim farmland preservation credit for the same year or the veterans and surviving spouse’s property tax credit based on the same property taxes.

Required Documents

Use this pre-filing checklist to bring the required information to assist you at the time of your appointment. This information will help you avoid filing and process delays. If you are filing a joint return, both you and your spouse must be present.

 

Drop Off Method

Please review Pre-Filing Checklist

SDC's Virtual Drop Off sites will be open for intake Monday - Friday starting Monday, January 22 - Friday, April 6, 2018
Early Drop Off will be available at SDC's North Avenue & Teutonia Avenue Locations ONLY beginning January 16, 2018

Drop Off Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 11am - 7pm

Process

  1. Taxpayer will complete the intake process ensuring that all required documents are received.
  2. Returns will be processed within 3-7 business days.
  3. Once completed, taxpayer will be contacted for a scheduled time to return to complete the quality review and file transmission process.

Required Documents

Use this pre-filing checklist to bring the required information to assist you at the time of your appointment. This information will help you avoid filing and process delays. If you are filing a joint return, both you and your spouse must be present.

 

In-Person Filing

In-person stated and federal tax preparation and filing will be open for intake Monday, January 22 - Tuesday, April 17, 2018

If you are visiting one of the VITA locations you will complete the intake process to ensure you have all of the required documents to have your taxes prepared. Please use this pre-filing checklist to bring the required information to assist you at the time of your appointment. Walk-ins are accepted, but please note that customers that have schedule appointments will be seen first. If you do not have all of your required documents, tax preparers will not be able to prepare you taxes.

Please review Pre-Filing Checklist

 

Online Self-Filing

MyFreeTaxes allows a taxpayer with earned income of less than $66,000 to complete their tax return and electronically self-file using a guided process. To learn more about self-filing, please visit MyFreeTaxes.com. Your taxes will be filed through H&R Block at no cost.

 

IRS Tax Tips & Other Resources

 

 

 

SDC does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a
person’s sex, race, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.

 

 

 

 
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