Macomb - VITA Program - Necessary Documents

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

  • Identification:
    • Valid driver's license or state ID for each adult on the return
    • Social Security card for each adult and child on the return
  • Income Documentation:
    • All W-2's (incl. gambling/lottery winnings)
    • All 1099's (incl. Social Security, pension, unemployment, interest/dividends, misc. income)
    • DHHS Assistance (annual statement)
    • Child Support (annual statement)
    • Alimony amounts received
    • Letter from Social Security for SSI Income
    • 1095's for Market Place Medical Insurance & Employer Insurance
  • Proof of Expenses:
    • Any and all childcare expenses
    • Property tax statement
    • Mortgage interest statement
    • Monthly rent amount (if applicable)
    • January gas bill for heating credit
    • Student loan interest or tuition and course materials
    • Itemized car insurance policy that shows PIP (Personal Injury Protection) coverage
  • Direct Deposit Information:
    • Bank routing number and account number, checking or savings (Debit cards do not have this information on them but checks do)
  • Past Years Completed Tax Returns


Free tax preparation is available to Macomb county residents who cannot afford to pay to have their taxes prepared for them thanks to the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program and amazing community volunteers. This program aims to help families avoid high tax prep fees, access all credits they are eligible for and connect families to services and programs that will help them increase their financial stability.

Locations of Macomb Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program sites

  • Clinton Macomb Public Library, 40900 Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township MI 48038
  • Harrison Township Public Library, 38255 L'Anse Creuse St., Harrison Township MI 48045
  • Shelby Twp VFW Post 4659 8311 Wilson Drive Shelby Twp, MI 48316
  • Chesterfield Public Library 50560 Patricia St. Chesterfield Twp, MI 48051
  • New Baltimore Library 36480 Main St. New Baltimore, MI 48047
  • Clinton Macomb Public Library South 35679 Southbound Gratiot Avenue Clinton Township, MI 48035

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.