Senator Kemp Hannon
6th District New York
Tax Assistance Available

TAX ASSISTANCE

 

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program)

 

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) offers free tax help for moderate-income families (generally $55,000 and below). Bilingual assistance is available. For more information, and what to bring, please click here. You may call 516-349-4288 or email: community@bethpagefcu.com.

 

The program is available SATURDAYS from 3-6 pm at the following locations:

 

        Farmingdale (1033 Route 109)

        Hempstead (170 Fulton Avenue)

        Massapequa (6257 Sunrise Highway)

        Westbury (750 Old Country Road)

 

EOC of Hempstead

 

Additionally, the EOC of Hempstead is offering assistance at 269 Fulton Avenue on MONDAYS between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm, and also between 3:00 and 6:00 pm, in both English and Spanish, with no appointment required.

 

Uniondale Public Library

 

The Uniondale Library (located at 400 Uniondale Avenue), offers free tax preparation on TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY (6:00 to 8:00 pm), SATURDAY (11:00 am to 3:00 pm) and SUNDAY (1:30 to 3:30 pm) with no appointment necessary.

 

Town of Hempstead Mobile Unit

 

The Town of Hempstead Mobile Unit (200 North Franklin Street) is open TUESDAY and THURSDAY from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, no appointment needed.

 

Hofstra University Tax Law Society

 

The Hofstra Tax Law Society (121 Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead) offers assistance WEDNESDAYS from 5:00 to 8:30 pm and SUNDAYS 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. No appointment is required and English and Portuguese assistance is available.

 

Massapequa Teachers FCU

 

The Massapequa Teachers FCU (4250 A Jerusalem Avenue, Massapequa) offers tax assistance. These are by appointment only and appointments can be made by calling 631-698-7000.

 

Westbury (TFCU)

 

The Teachers Federal Credit Union in Westbury (750 Old Country Road) offers free preparation services on SATURDAYS from 3:00 to 6:00 pm, in both English and Spanish. No appointments are required.

 

AARP Tax Aide Program

 

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide offers free tax preparation help to anyone (regardless of age and AARP membership is not required). AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has more than 5,000 locations in neighborhood libraries, malls, banks, community centers and senior centers. Local libraries participating in this program include: Levittown, Plainedge, Hempstead, Farmingdale, Hicksville, East Meadow, Franklin Square, Bethpage, Massapequa and Plainview-Old Bethpage.  Please contact your local library directly for specifics of their location.

 

You may also call the AARP Foundation at 888-227-7669, or use their Locator Tool to find sites operated by the AARP Foundationís Tax Aide Program. CLICK HERE.

 

 

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For NY Taxpayers with adjusted gross household incomes of $64,000 or less in 2016, you may qualify to file your return using FREE online software this this upcoming tax event: March 31, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the Huntington Opportunity Research Center, 1264 New York Avenue (Huntington Station, NY  11746). 




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595 Stewart Avenue, Suite 540
Garden City, NY 11530
516.739.1700
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Albany, NY 12247
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