Tax Season is in full swing, and with that April 17th deadline looming, many of us are still scrambling to file. To add to the annual scheduled panic, the already complicated tax codes have been further convoluted by a brand new tax plan approved just before income tax season. If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed as the filing clock winds down, you’re in luck. Our partners from Accounting Aid Society are here to help!


For the past 45 years, Accounting Aid has been serving taxpayers and small businesses in Detroit and southeast Michigan with their volunteer income tax assistance (VITA)program. Their trusted service has yielded over $375 million in tax refunds to individuals and small businesses in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb and Livingston counties.

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The organization has earned several noteworthy accolades such as “Best-Managed Nonprofit” by Crain’s Detroit Business, a Neighborhood Builder by Bank of America, and the Governor’s Service Award for Outstanding Volunteer Program. In short, AAS has the experience, knowledge, and expertise to help you and your family to get the most out this income tax season.

Senior Business Services Consultant, Rachel Campbell stopped by the Ford Resource and Engagement Center to share some timely advice on filing. Check out her three tips below:

Now through April 17th, Accounting Aid Society is offering FREE Income Tax Preparation at FREC (D2), Tuesday – Saturday from 9AM-4PM. Click here for details.

Follow us @FRECCITY on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and visit FREC locations at:

FREC (D1): 2826 Bagley Ave, Detroit, MI 48216 | PH: 313.962.4888  Ask for Carmen

FREC (D2): 15491 Maddelein St., Detroit, MI 48205 | PH: 313.733.1240  Ask for Justin



The Ford Resource and Engagement Center (FREC) is a client-directed community center where people can learn new skills, obtain needed services, develop new talents and celebrate community. Made possible by grants from Ford Motor Company Fund, The Ford Resource and Engagement Center brings together non-profit partners to serve the surrounding community. 

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