Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

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When Tax time comes put more $$$ in YOUR Piggy Bank!
With Free Tax Preparation, Electronic Filing, & Direct Deposits!
Get your refund in about 10 days!

There are tax benefits for People Who work:

  • Earned Income Credit
  • Child Tax Credit

You Could Qualify for our Income Tax Assistance ProgramĀ if you:

  • Worked in 2015
  • Had children Living With You
  • Meet Income Eligibility Requirements

So Why Pay When You Can Get Your Taxes Done For Free?


Vita Checklist

When you go to a VITA site, or if you choose to go to a commercial tax preparer, be sure to Take These Items With You:

  • Valid picture Id
  • Copy of 2015 tax return (if you have it)
  • Social Security Card(s) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN) for you, your spouse and any children born before December 31, 2011.
  • (Bring the Social Security Cards or ITIN letters to ensure information is copied correctly onto the tax return).

Income documentation including:

  • W-2 Forms from all jobs worked in 2015
  • All 1099 Forms showing other income received in 2015
  • A blank check for direct deposit of your refund

If any of the following apply to you, please take documentation with you:

  • Child care expenses, including the provider’s address and federal ID#
  • Mortgage company statements
  • Adoption expense
  • Alimony paid or received
  • Any notices received from the IRS or state tax office property tax bills
  • College tuition and student loan interest statements

Additional forms of income such as:

  • Prizes & awards
  • Scholarships & fellowships
  • Lottery/gambling winnings

If you lost or do not have all of these items, you can still get your taxes prepared. Call the IRS helpline at 1-800-829-1040 to find out what you need to do and how to obtain replacement documents.


 

For Free Help With Your Tax Return please call: 518.943.9205.