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Tax time can be stressful on anyone. It’s especially so if you think you need help in filing your returns but you don’t money to pay for the assistance. So the Department of Human Services is giving low income workers and families access to free help. Meghan Powers says volunteer professionals are ready to help guide people through the process.

Families making less than $55,000 a year and individuals earning less than $30,000 are eligible for the assistance. Last year 29,000 people used the free service. To locate a help center go to DHS dot State dot IL dot gov