The City of Chicago is committed to ensuring that hardworking Chicagoans can access FREE tax services to file their returns and claim their tax refunds. The City of Chicago works with its nonprofit partner, Ladder Up, to offer free tax help throughout the tax season and at various points in the off-season.
Please refer to the “Eligibility and What to Bring” tab at the top of the page to ensure you have all your documents and are eligible for free services. There might be other out-of-scope cases not listed in which Ladder Up cannot provide services. Please visit goladderup.org/TAP for more information.
Note: The tax deadline for the 2023 Tax Year is Monday, April 15, 2024. If you file an extension before the April deadline, the deadline to file your income taxes is October 15, 2024.
FIND A TAX SITE NEAR YOU ON THE LOCATIONS PAGE.• Download 2023 Summer Tax Flyer (English)