HomeStart to host Goodwill's Good Tax Program

Making Life Easier for Individuals During Tax Season


Filing state and federal tax returns every year can be a painful and increasingly complicated process – or not. The IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers at Goodwill make it FREE and EASY to prepare state and federal income taxes – and get the refunds you qualify for.

It’s a fast-growing program available to both families and individuals earning less than $57,000 a year.

Before you schedule your appointment, please read Goodwill's Scope of Services to see what taxes they can and cannot prepare.

Schedule an Appointment

Tax Season Schedule:

Goodwill Mission Services Building
850 N. Church Street, Rockford
Mondays, Tuesdays*, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9am – 4pm

HomeStart Rockford
803 N. Church Street, Rockford
Tuesdays: Feb. 9th, Mar. 9th, and Apr. 13th from 9am – 3pm

HomeStart Freeport
307 W. Main Street, Freeport
Tuesdays: Feb. 23rd and Mar. 23rd from 9am – 3pm

Call (815) 987-6200 or Visit Goodwill's website to make an appointment.

For information regarding your civil rights visit

To complete your taxes online FREE , visit

Goodwill’s GoodTAXES program is generously supported by the United Way of the Rock River Valley.


*Goodwill Mission Services Building tax site is closed on days when they are at HomeStart.

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