income taxes

free tax preparation

need your taxes prepared?

The VITA program has operated for over 50 years. Our VITA site offers our community free income  tax  preparation  for both your federal and state tax returns. We transmit the returns to both the federal and the state taxing authority completely free of charge.

 

do you qualify?

QUALIFYING iRS CRITERIA

Our organization partners with the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to offer free income tax preparation. In order to qualify for the free service, you must either:

  • Generally make $66,000 or less;
  • Be a person with disabilities;
  • Be a non-English speaker;
  • Have limited English-speaking skills

what do i need?

the documents you need

valid photo identification

This means your ID cannot be expired. Both spouses must be present.
A driver's license or a valid ID for taxpayer and spouse. Birth dates for the taxpayer, spouse and dependents

Selfie

Selfie with ID for virtual preparation.
A picture of you holding your driver's license or a valid ID. If married, a picture of your spouse holding their ID.

social security card

Social Security cards for the taxpayer, spouse and dependents. Photocopies are unacceptable
An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for those who do not have a Social Security number. Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN

electronic filing

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
We will not file your returns electronically until both are present to sign.

letters 6475

Even though the Economic Impact Payments are not taxable, the amounts are needed.
Click the button to see an sample of the letter.
6475

letters 6419

Even though the Advance Child Tax Credit not taxable, the amount needs to be reported.
The total amount of your Child Tax Credit will be reduced by the amount you received as an advance. Click the button to see an sample of the letter.
6419

Tax Earnings Documents

Forms W-2, 1099- NEC, 1099-INT, 1099-MISC, SSA- 1099, etc.
Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers and other payers Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099). Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

Bank information

Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit, such as a blank check
The taxpayer must have signatory authority on the account

Childcare Expenses

To claim childcare expenses you need documentation
Total amount paid for daycare services and the daycare provider's tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

Prior Year's Tax Returns

A copy of last year’s federal and state tax returns, if available

Other Tax Documents

If you have a Schedule C business or rental property, please bring income and expense documents with totals for the year.

healthcare Coverage

If insurance was purchased at the healthcare marketplace.
Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received. Forms 1095-A, B and C, Health Coverage Statements

LOCATION

Due to the ongoing Omicron variant and the COVID-19 surges, we will NOT be offering any in person return preparation. We will have the virtual return preparation. Please call us if you have any questions. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

VIRTUAL LOCATION

We will be offering our virtual income tax preparation beginning January 18, 2022. Click on the button below when you are ready. Please ensure that you have all your documents ready to upload. You will need to upload pictures or scans of the needed documents. 

READY TO START

PLEASE CALL US AT 928-315-0040

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