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PCPLS Tax Resources

All PCPLS-hosted tax appointments for the 2024 tax season are now full, and we are not able to take waitlists. Alternate tax help options and resources are provided below under OTHER TAX RESOURCES. Please contact each organization for more details about the specific resources they provide, and any eligibility and/or registration requirements they may have.

You can also print State and Federal tax forms at any of our branches. Some of the most common Federal forms are provided for free. Printing costs apply to all other forms, at $0.10 per page.


Please contact each organization for specific info.

  • Crown Point Public Library 219-663-0270
  • Michigan City Public Library 219-873-3049
  • Bonner Senior Center (Portage) 219-762-3591
  • Northwest Indiana Community Action (NWICA)
  • VITA
    • Offering in-person or drop off appointments in Porter & Lake counties.
    • or call 1-800-826-7871
  • Indiana University Northwest (Gary, School of Business) 219-794-1829
    • Scheduling is automated over the phone. 
    • Must have SS# to schedule. Appointments starting Feb. 15.
  • Urban League of NWI Tax Assist. Program, Community Action Asset Building (Gary) 219-980-2093
    • Accepting calls late Jan./early Feb. Leave message with your information & they will call back to schedule a time.
  • Calumet Township Center (Gary) 219-880-4913
  • LaPorte Salvation Army 219-326-5342
    • Accepting calls after Feb. 2nd.
    • Call 211 for more locations in LaPorte Co.
  • IRS (Merrillville) 219-736-4378 (general info.) & 844-545-5640 (to make appt. for questions, not preparation) 
  • IN DOR (Merrillville) 219-769-4267 (don’t prepare, but do answer basic walk-in questions)

Questions? Contact Us.

The PCPLS staff is ready to help you file your taxes and answer any questions you have about our tax services! Click on the word bubble below to chat with our staff.