Tax Assistance Program


LUM Tax Assistance Program is Closed Until January 2018

What’s Offered:2015-02-23 AnnePellegrino 005 (2)

    • FREE Income Tax Preparation
    • State, County & Federal Tax Forms – prepared & submitted
    • Do It Yourself Taxes. If your household income is less than $62,000, do your own taxes for free online by clicking this link: “My Free Taxes”


How to sign up:

  • Dates: Saturday, January 28 through Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • Times:
    • Saturdays (1/28 – 3/4) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Tuesdays (1/31 – 4/4) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (no appointments on Tuesday, February 7)
    • Wednesdays (2/1 – 4/5) from 4:30 to 7 p.m.
    • Thursdays (2/2 – 4/6) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Where: LUM Office, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette
  • Make an appointment
    • by calling 765-423-2691 or
    • stopping in the LUM Office, 420 N 4th Street, Lafayette
      — Monday-Friday from 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • First come, first served — limited number of appointments
  • If you sign up and change your mind — PLEASE call LUM and cancel your appointment so another family may use it
  • NO walk-ins

Who may sign up:

  • Tippecanoe County residents only
  • Household combined income of less than $54,000

What you should bring with you:

  • Valid Photo ID
  • Social security cards or ITIN cards for all persons on your tax return
  • Earned Income Information — Forms & information on any income you earned last year (W-2 forms, 1099s, 1099 SSA and/or unemployment statements)
  • Interest & dividend statements
  • Property taxes receipts or rent paid information (landlord name & address)
  • Childcare receipts (provider’s name, address & TIN)
  • Education expense receipts and 1098 form
  • Health care coverage forms (1095-A, 1095-B 1095-C)
  • Health Savings Account information, if applicable
  • Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, if applicable
  • IRS Notices — Any notices sent to you by the IRS
  • A copy of your 2015 tax return, if you have one
  • Bank routing number & account number — for direct deposit

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Contact information:

Ben Murphy, Tax Assistance Program director
bmurphy@lumserve.org | 765-423-2691