CASA's Free Tax Prep Service
| Pennsylvania

CASA prepares income taxes for free in York, Lancaster, and on a limited basis across other cities in Pennsylvania.

Due to the COVID pandemic, in order to keep safe taxpayers and our volunteers, CASA will do most of our service with limited in-person activity and with scheduled appointments. Please arrive on-time and with all proper materials to complete your return. Masks covering the nose and mouth are required.

Lancaster Welcome Center

318 South Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Call for an appointment: 717.200.1120
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

York Welcome Center

225 E Princess St
York, PA 17403.
Call for an appointment: 717.219.7974
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

What to Bring to a 2021 Tax Appointment

Photo Identification


Social Security Card/ITIN Document *any issues contact CASA

Copy of 2019 Return


W2, 1099s, and all other income documentation

Birthdates of all those listed on the return *ALL adults listed must be present to sign the return, all dependents must present original social security card


If self-employed bring all expenses and income information (including cash)

Child Care Information: tax ID number, provider, address


Bank account number and bank routing number (or a voided check)

Information about money received by IRS or state from the previous year

Any other tax related documentation you have received

CASA Free Tax Program At a Glance

Prepare your Federal and State income tax

Help you get your refund by check or direct deposit, based on your preference. We can help you open a bank account so you can get a direct deposit, and get your refund without paying commissions and interests.

Provide guidance to claim your stimulus payments when you are eligible and have not yet received it.


File for a new ITIN so you can start paying income taxes.


Renew your ITIN if yours is already expired.


Improve your financial knowledge, so you can increase your credit score, and prepare a household budget to save money.


This service is available for all household that made lower than $56,000 in 2020, and live in Pennsylvania, regardless of the City or County of residence.