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Tax Time is Right Around the Corner and 2-1-1 Can Help. 2-1-1 has information on Tax Credits, Free Income Tax Assistance, and Tax Forms.

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) – Sites are open mid-January through mid-April

BASIC ELIGIBILITY FOR VITA:

HOW TO LOCATE A VITA TAX PREPARATION SITE:

VITA sites are not yet booking appointments, but they will be starting in January. To find a VITA site near you, visit this page again or dial 2-1-1 after January 9th, 2018.

Appointments at many of the VITA sites throughout the state can also be booked directly through 2-1-1 on or after January 9th, 2018.

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WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS IF I’M NOT ELIGIBLE FOR VITA?

  1. MyFreeTaxes: If income last year was between $54,000 and $66,000, you can prepare taxes yourself for free at http://www.myfreetaxes.com
  2. AARP Tax Preparation Sites: If you are over the age of 60, you can use a free AARP Tax-Aide Site.  From February 1 through April 15, dial 2-1-1 to get the location of an AARP Tax-Aide Site near you or click on the link to the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide Site Locator: http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action

TAX FORMS/TOPICAL PAPERS:

To find federal and state tax forms and information please visit:

For additional  2-1-1 eLibrary papers on tax topics link here:

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