The main feature of Financial Services is the Center For Family Prosperity (CFP). This is a collaboration of the City of Gainesville, Hall County Government, Brenau University and the United Way of Hall County and it is designed to help working families improve their financial position. 

This program offers:

  • Free income tax preparation for low-to moderate income taxpayers by Brenau University VITA Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program with the help of IRS certified volunteers.

Volunteers are needed during the tax season to assume different roles. Training will start in November. 


To volunteer contact:

Dr. E. Denise Smith, CPA

Associate Professor and Accounting Program Director

School of Business and Mass Communications

Brenau University

Gainesville, GA 30501


Brenau University and the United Way of Hall County

will prepare and e-file    

TAX RETURNS at no charge this coming tax season.

For households earning up to $54,000 a year


Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center

430 Prior Street SE, Gainesville GA 30501

For appointments: 770-535-7066

Dates and Times:

Mondays 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Virtual Intakes Only

Fridays 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm – Virtual Pickups Only

Saturdays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm – walk-ins, appointments, intake & pickups

Starting January 25th - Ending April 13th, 2019

(Closed February 8th, February 25th, March 1st, March 2nd)