Quad Cities residents with a household income of $57,000 or less are eligible for free tax preparation services offered through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at 14 different sites. IRS-certified trained volunteers will prepare taxes at no cost. Residents can now schedule appointments by dialing 2-1-1 or 563.355.9900. Tax filing season begins February 1. (2-1-1 is United Way’s confidential information and referral line.) Read more on locations, hours, and information on what to bring.