Ohio Benefit Bank

Did you know?
We work with the Ohio Benefit Bank To Help Prepare Taxes For Free.
The Ohio Benefit Bank is a free service that is designed to make it easier and faster for people to connect with programs and resources you need to be healthy and secure.

We can assist you in filing your federal and state taxes for FREE! If you qualify, we can help you e-file your return and if you are entitled to a refund, have it directly deposited into your bank account.

No time to make an appointment?

You can access Ohio Benefit Bank Self-Serve to complete your taxes on your own by visiting online, selfserve.thebenefitbank.org.

Qualifications
A single person with an income of $65,000 or less and a married couple with an income of $95,000 or less are qualified to use the Ohio Benefit Bank to file your taxes.

Please contact us at 419.281.8001 to schedule your appointment! We will start receiving appointments February 1.

However, the software cannot support your return if:
The household gross income (AGI) is under $95,000 for those married and filing jointly OR $65,000 for all other tax filers.
You are a business owner or a statutory employee that must file a schedule C.
You & your spouse are a dual- status or non-resident alien.
You receive income from farm or rental properties.
You are a member of the clergy
You have to make the following payments:
   o Alternative minimum tax.
   o Household employment tax.
   o Penalty for underpayment of estimated tax.
If you would like to file your taxes, you will need to bring the following:
W2s, 1099s, 1098s
Bank routing & account number for direct deposit
Social Security numbers for you & your dependents
Last year’s tax return with your AGI or Pin from last year.
Deduction and credit info. (Child care expenses, tuition bills, union dues)