Tax season will soon be in full swing. For individuals and families seeking free tax assistance or online tax filing, United Way’s 2-1-1 can help you find resources and information to make filing your taxes easier.
The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) provides two volunteer tax aid programs in Marathon County to help residents with low to moderate incomes and no rental property file their federal, state, and homestead tax returns.
- UW-Extension, Marathon County: 212 River Drive
- Tax appointments are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning February 5 – April 11, 2019, from 7:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
- Mosinee United Methodist Church: 607 13th Street, Community room 207
- Tax appointments are on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
To make a tax appointment at either location, call 715-298-5734, Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., starting January 17, 2019.
Tax filing assistance is also available at Marshfield 2nd Street Community Center, 112 E. 2nd Street. Appointments are available from February 11 – April 10 on Mondays 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Make your appointment by dialing 2-1-1, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Households with income under $66,000 and interested in filing online can visit www.myfreetaxes.com. Households with higher income can also file for a small fee.
Do you have questions?
Residents with tax-specific questions can call the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Taxpayer hotline at 1-800-829-1040 or the Wisconsin Department of Revenue at 608-266-2772.
For additional information on tax aid resources, dial 2-1-1 to speak with an Information Specialist, 24/7. You can now also reach an Information Specialist by texting your zip code to 898211 Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., by chat Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – noon at www.unitedwaymc.org/get-help, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To search the online database or view publications, go to www.unitedwaymc.org/get-help.
Check out our Tax Preparation Assistance Quick Reference Guide