Income Tax Preparation by VITA

IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic 2017 income tax return preparation to qualified individuals who earned $54,000 or less.

  • February: 3, 10, 17 & 24
  • March: 3 & 10
  • April: 7 & 14

10 am – 3 pm 
Mitchell Park Library
Midtown Room

First come, first served.
Last files accepted no later than 2 p.m..

Items to bring with you: 

  • Photo ID
  • Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns if available
  • Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers for Direct Deposit, such as a blank check
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number (the provider's Social Security Number or the provider's business Employer Identification Number)
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Questions?  Contact us.

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