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Local non-profits to offer free tax prep

Jia You, Assistant City Editor

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YWCA Evanston/North Shore and the Chicago-based Center for Economic Progress have collaborated to offer free tax preparation classes to low-income Evanston residents this week.

Families who make less than $50,000 collectively and individuals with incomes less than $25,000 can attend the classes for free at 1215 Church St., according to a news release. The nonprofits offer the classes on a first-come, first-served basis. Participants can receive help in filing Earned Income Tax Credit claims, opening bank accounts and purchasing prepaid debit cards for tax refunds.

Interested residents should bring all W-2 and 1099 tax forms, Social Security cards, a valid photo ID and a copy of last year’s tax return, among other forms.

— Jia You

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Jia You, City Editor

Jia You was the City editor of The Daily. Her other past positions include assistant City editor. She is from Shenzhen, China, and has interned at the...