The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and AARP Tax-Aide programs help prepare federal and state income tax and property tax refund returns. There are over 200 free tax preparation sites available across Minnesota. You may qualify for free tax preparation for your returns.
Sites in our region include:
Faith Lutheran Church in Morris, open Thursdays from 9 to 3 through April 9, appointments preferred at 800-492-4805;
Morris Senior Center in Morris Mondays from 9 to 3 through April 13 by appointment only at 320-208-6600;
Starbuck Senior Center in Starbuck only open Wednesdays, Feb. 12, March 11 and April 8 by appointment only at 320-239-2775;
United Lutheran Church in Elbow Lake through April 9 by appointment only at 800-492-4805;
Glenwood Senior Center in Glenwood Fridays from 8 to 3 through April 10 by appointment only at 320-634-4004;
Traverse County Social Services in Wheaton through April 15 by appt only at 800-492-4805;
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wheaton on Mondays from 9 to 3 through April 13, appointments preferred at 800-492-4805;
Prairie Five Appleton in Appleton for Spanish language assistance through March 10 by appointment only at 320-226-8118;
Alexandria Technical and Community College from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays through April 9 (closed March 10& 12 for spring break) for walk-ins only, first come, first-served;
First Congregation Church in Alexandria from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays through April 15 by appointment only at 800-492-4805;
Alexandria Senior Center from 9 to 4 Tuesdays through April 14 by appt only at 320-762-2087;
Big Stone County Outreach Office in Ortonville for Spanish language assistance only open February 13 by appointment only at 320-226-8118;
Prairie Five Community Action Council in Madison, MN for Spanish language assistance open by appointment only at 320-226-8118;
Montevideo Prairie Five CAC in Montevideo for Spanish language assistance through May 22 by appointment only at 320-226-8118.