Do you qualify for free Tax Prep by UWCJ's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program?




If you made $64,000 or less in 2016, you can get your taxes done for free by IRS-certified volunteers at locations throughout the community.








The free tax sites also help eligible taxpayers claim important tax credits and refunds. Over $2,300,000 in 2016! Some of the credits include:

  • The Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Premium Tax Credit
  • Child/Childcare Credit
Get your tax return prepared at any of these locations or online at: http://www.myfreetaxes.com

Call to arrange an appointment


Anshe Emeth
222 Livingston Ave.
New Brunswick, NJ
Call 732 247-3730

Carteret Public Library
100 Cooke Avenue
Carteret, NJ 07008
Call 732 541-3830 X0

Elijah's Promise
18 Neilson Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Call 732 247-3730

Highland Park Senior Center
220 South 6th Avenue
Highland Park, NJ 08904
Call 732 819-0052

ITBMS
1967 Route 27, Suite 27
Edison, NJ 08817
Call 732 247-3730

Jewish Renaissance Foundation
149 Kearny Avenue
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Call 732 324-2114 X111

Middlesex County College
140 New Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Call 732 745-8866 X123

North Brunswick Library
880 Hermann Road
North Brunswick, NJ 08902
Call 732 246-3545

Perth Amboy Library
196 Jefferson Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Call 732 826 2600

Piscataway Senior Center
700 Buena Vista Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Call 732 562-1133

Puerto Rican Action Board
90 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Call 732 640-0801

Rutgers University
New Brunswick Public Library
60 Livingston Street
Call 732 745-5108 X25

Sayreville Senior Center
423 Main Street
Sayreville, NJ 08872
Call 732 390-7059

United Way of Central Jersey
32 Ford Avenue
Milltown, NJ 08850
Call 732 247-3730

Westergard Library
20 Murray Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Call 732 752-1166

2016 Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Income Limits and Maximum Credit Amounts

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Earned Income and AGI Limits
Earned income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:
If Filling... Qualifying Children Claimed
Zero One Two Three Or More
Single, Head of Household or Widowed
$14,880
$39,296
$44,648
$47,955
Married Filing Jointly
$20,430
$44,846
$50,198
$53,505

Investment Income Limit
Investment income must be $3,400 or less for the year.

Maximum Credit Amounts
The maximum amount of credit for Tax Year 2016 is:
  • $6,269 with three or more qualifying children
  • $5,572 with two qualifying children
  • $3,373 with one qualifying child
  • $506 with no qualifying children
For more information on whether a child qualifies you for EITC, see: Additional Information about the EITC tax credit available at
https://www.eitc.irs.gov/