Free tax preparation at Our Lady of Holy Cross College

    Our Lady of Holy Cross College, 4123 Woodland Drive in Algiers, offers free income tax preparation and electronic filing for taxpayers with incomes under $51,000 on Wednedays from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through April 10 in the Moreau Center.
    Tax accounting student interns, specially trained and certified by the IRS, prepare basic tax returns for low-to-moderate income taxpayers who do not itemize deductions. They also can help taxpayers with special tax credits such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Education Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.
    This program is offered through the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).   
    Those qualifying need:
➤ Proof of identification
➤ Social Security Cards for you, spouse and dependents  
➤ Birth dates for you, spouse, dependents on the tax return
➤ Current year’s tax package, if you received one
➤Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R
➤ Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
➤ A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
➤ Bank routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit
➤ Total paid for daycare provider, 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. Call 398-2230.

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