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Tax Clinic

The Westminster Tax Clinic is a non-profit organization that offers free tax preparation and financial advocacy services to low-to-moderate income families. We are dedicated to serving our community and being available to anyone in need. The 2019 clinic will open on January 28 and run through April 15. To schedule an appointment, call 801.210.8291 or sign up online.

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Locations

Main Location

The North Government Building location is available for walk-ins, drop-offs, and appointments. You can pick up a drop-off packet from this location.

Address

North Government Building
2001 South State Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84190

Hours

Monday–Thursday, 4:30–9:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

The clinic remains open until the last client is served.

Westminster College

Westminster College is a drop-off only location. Drop-off packets are only available at the main location.

Address

Westminster College
Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
Main Office (2nd Floor)
1840 South 1300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

Hours

Monday–Thursday, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

West Valley

The West Valley location is available for walk-ins only.

Address

Salt Lake Community College
3460 South 5600 West
West Valley City, Utah 84120

Hours

Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00 a.m–2:00 p.m.

Services

The Westminster College tax clinic offers a wide range of services, both for individual tax return preparation and financial advocacy.

Prepare and Submit

  • Federal and multi-state tax returns
  • Applications to the Department of Workforce Services for food stamps, medical, and childcare
  • Applications to Salt Lake County Treasurer’s Office for property tax abatements and tax delinquencies
  • Applications to Utah Community Action for housing, heat, and weatherization
  • Applications to Salt Lake City Corporation for the handyman grant, home rehab loan program, and home buyer program (services for SLC residents only)

Coordinate Appointments

  • The AAA Fair Credit Foundation for Individual Development Accounts set-up and education, Debt Management, Debt Settlement, Financial Coaching, and Credit and Budget Counseling
  • The Community Development Corporation of Utah for foreclosure prevention services, the Home Repair Program, the HomeFit Mortgage Program, and the Down Payment Assistance Program, and more (to be eligible for CDCU programs you must first complete a class)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to low-to-moderate income families, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. Our IRS-certified volunteers provide free income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Financial Advocacy

The Westminster Tax Clinic seeks to assist individuals in achieving financial stability and self-sufficiency.

Resources

AAA Fair Credit Foundation

  • Individual Development Accounts (IDAs)
  • Credit and Budget Counseling
  • Debt Management

Salt Lake City Corporation

  • Handyman Grant
  • Home Rehab Program
  • Home Buyer Program

Community Development Corporation of Utah (CDCU)

  • Foreclosure Prevention Services
  • Home Repair Program
  • HomeFit Mortgage Program
  • Down Payment Assistance Program

Salt Lake County Treasurer

  • Tax Abatement for Real Property Taxes
  • Delinquent Taxes for residents of Salt Lake County

Department of Workforce Services

  • Food stamps
  • Medical assistance
  • Child care

Utah Cap

  • HEAT
  • Weatherization
  • Housing