List of Docs to Bring

Failure to bring all required documentation with you to your appointment will delay your assistance. We require below documents:

  • Photo ID: Driver License, Passport, Government-Issue Photo ID
  • Social Security Cards for every person that will be listed on return (including children) or ITINS
  • All tax documents that have been received for the tax year (including but not limited to: W2, 1095A, 1098T, 1098E, 1099R, 1099INT, 1099DIV, 1099MISC, 1099SSA, 1099B, 1099C)
  • Last Year's Tax Return
  • Bank account and routing number if using direct deposit to receive tax refund
  • If taxpayer has childcare expenses, need documentation of the amount paid, address of facility, and provider's Federal EIN number or provider's SSN
  • Identity Protection PIN if the IRS has assigned one to you

Please note after reviewing your documents we may request additional information to complete your application.


Cuyahoga EITC Coalition offers a free tax preparation service for low and moderate income families living in Cuyahoga county.

Locations of Cuyahoga EITC Coalition VITA Program sites

  • Asia Services in Action located at 3631 Perkins Avenue #2AW, Cleveland, OH 44114
  • Baldwin Wallace located at 191 E Center Street, Kamm Hall, Berea, OH44017
  • Burten Bell Carr located at 7201 Kinsman Rd, Cleveland, OH 44104
  • Central Promise/Care Alliance located at 2916 Central Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115
  • CHN Housing Partners located at 2999 Payne Ave #306, Cleveland, OH 44114
  • Detroit Shoreway
  • ESOP located at 11890 Fairhill Rd, Cleveland, OH 44120
  • Euclid Library located at 631 E 222nd St, Euclid, OH 44123
  • Famicos located at 1325 Ansel Road, Cleveland, OH 44106
  • Gordon Square located at 6516 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44102
  • Lakewood Library located at 15425 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH 44107
  • Lin Omni located at 3167 Fulton Road, 3rd Floor, Cleveland, OH 44109
  • Mt. Pleasant located at 13815 Kinsman Rd, Cleveland, OH 44120
  • Notre Dame College located at 1857 South Green Rd, Cleveland, OH 44121
  • Old Brooklyn located at 4261 Fulton Pkwy, Cleveland, OH 44144
  • Parma Snow Library located at 2121 Snow Rd., Parma, OH 44134

Within minutes of making your appointment, you should receive a confirmation email with a calendar appointment attached to the email. In addition, you will also receive a phone reminder the day before your appointment.

Appointments can be changed or canceled at any time on this website. You can also make or cancel an appointment at any time (24/7) using our automated phone system by dialing (216) 293-7200 and following the instructions.