Senior Citizens Services

Golden Diner lunch is served on the first and third Monday of each month. Bingo is also played on the first and third Monday. Call the Supervisors office for a reservation. (847) 639-2700 X 7

Senior Service Associates
www.seniorservicesassoc.org

Algonquin Township Senior Transportation

Algonquin Township Senior Bus
Make reservations by calling the Highway Department at (847) 639-2700 ext.6

More information located by clicking here.

AARP Driver Safety Classes

AARP driver safety classes are May 17th & 18th and Sept. 19th & 20th from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Call to register.

Legal Services

Legal Service through Prairie State Legal Services on Wednesdays. For an appointment call 815-344-9113.

for applying for the assessment freeze and handicap driver placard applications are available at the township office.

RTA Reduced Fare Pass Applications

Income tax assistance sponsored by AARP, is offered free to seniors. We begin taking appointments mid January.

We can prepare:

  • 1040 with Schedules A, B and D
  • Schedule C if no employees, no inventory, no losses or depreciation or expenses for business use of home, etc.
  • Schedule EIC and EIC Worksheets
  • 1099-MISC (box 7 nonemployee compensation is reported on Schedule C/CEZ)
  • 1099-MISC (box 1 or 2—rents, royalties, reported on Schedule E with no expenses, depreciation)
  • 1099-MISC (box 3 other income is reported on 1040 Line 21)
  • 1040-ES (Estimated Payments)
  • 2441 (Child & Dependent Care)
  • 5405 (Repayment of FTHBC)
  • 8283, Section A, Part 1—noncash contributions to charity exceed $500 but are less than $5,000
  • 8606 (Nondeductible IRA) Part 1
  • 8880 (Qualified Savings Credit)
  • 8812 (Additional Child Tax Credit)
  • 8863 (Education Credits)
  • 8949 (Sale or Disposition of Assets)
  • 9465 (Installment Agreement)
  • 8379 (Injured Spouse)
  • 1040X (Amended Returns, if trained in the tax year being amended)
  • Schedule K-1 that provides information only for interest, dividends and capital gain distributions and royalties (Schedule B, D, E)
  • Cancellation of Mortgage Debt—1099-A and/or1099-C and Form 982, if extended, trained and certified*
  • Health Savings Accounts—1099-SA and Form 8889, if trained and certified*

We cannot prepare:

  • Schedule C (Business Profit and Loss) if a loss or if expenses exceed $25,000
  • Complicated Schedule D without proper paperwork (Capital Gains and Losses)
  • Schedule E (Rental Property) with expenses, including depreciation (exception: returns for military members only, prepared by a counselor who has been certified to do military returns provided another military certified counselor is available to quality review the return)
  • Schedule F (Farm Income)
  • 2106 (Employee Business Expenses)
  • 3903 (Moving Expenses)
  • 8615 (Minor’s Investment Income)
  • Portions of Schedules A and B that are not included in our training
  • Schedule K-1 that involves depreciation or deductible expenses
  • Other rental income or business income

Free Senior Computer classes are offered every other Tuesday’s. Call the Supervisors office to sign up today. (847) 639-2700 X402
SWAT (Striders, Walkers, and Talkers) meets every Wednesday at 8:45 AM for coffee, pastries and walking. The walk usually takes place at the Hollows, which is next door to the Township building. SWAT occasionally takes the Township bus to another McHenry County Conservation District locations.