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IRS now accepting 2021 tax returns

IRS now accepting 2021 tax returns

The 2022 tax season has started and the IRS is now accepting 2021 returns. United Way of the Mid-South has developed an alternative process this year for Free Tax Prep due to the COVID-19 pandemic with walk-up and drive-up options. Please review the information below:

Clients will need to bring the following items to a Free Tax Prep site:

  1. Photo I.D., if filing joint the spouse’s Photo I.D. is also required
  2. Social Security cards and birth dates, if filing joint or claiming dependents, the spouse and dependents Social Security cards must be provided as well
  3. All W-2’s, 1099’s, and information on other income
  4. Information for all deductions/credits
  5. Total paid to daycare and their tax I.D. number
  6. Health Insurance 1095 form
  7. Account information for direct deposit
  8. If married filing joint, both spouses must be present
  9. OPTIONAL: You can download or print the intake packet forms here, fill them out at home, and bring it with you to the tax site to cut your visit there.

This year’s site locations are listed below. When you visit a location, please wear a mask and practice 6 feet social distancing. Contact 211 or 1-888-709-0630 for site operating hours.

Site Locations
United Way Plaza
1005 Tillman St., Memphis, TN 38112
Lester Community Center
317 Tillman St., Memphis, TN 38112
West Memphis Public Library
500 E. Broadway Blvd., West Memphis, AR 72301
Frayser Free Tax Prep Super Site
3684 N. Watkins St., Memphis, TN 38127
Hickory Ridge Mall VITA Site
6075 Winchester Rd., Memphis, TN 38115
Highland Heights Church
3587 Macon Road, Memphis, TN 38115
MR Dye Public Library
2885 Goodman Rd., Horn Lake, MS 38637
Memphis Campus VITA Site (IRS Employees ONLY)
5333 Getwell Rd., Stop 14, Memphis, TN 38118
Oasis of Hope-Bickford Community Center
233 Henry St., Memphis, TN 38107
RC Irwin Public Library
1285 Kenny Hill Dr., Tunica, MS 38676
Raleigh Free Tax Prep Super Site
3452 Austin Peay Hwy., Memphis, TN 38128
Senior Enrichment Center
12615 South Main St., Somerville, TN 38068
South Branch Library
1929 S. Third St., Memphis, TN 38109
Southland Mall Super Site
1291 Shelby Drive, Memphis, TN 38116
The Hill Hernando Baptist Church
1775 Memphis St., Suite B, Hernando, MS 38632
The New Olivet Worship Center
10000 Woodland Hills Dr., Memphis, TN 38108
University of Memphis Law School
1 N. Front St., Memphis, TN 38103
Word of Life SDA Church
1215 Floyd Ave., Memphis, TN 38127

For more information on Free Tax Prep, click here.

Additionally, Memphis Public Libraries is providing the following services:

-AARP (Central – Fridays only & Cordova)

-FTP Super Site & Satellite (Raleigh & South – Thursdays)

-Mobile FTP (All branches except Central, Cossitt, and Frayser)

April 18 is the deadline to submit 2021 tax returns.

For information from the IRS on filing 2021 returns, click here.