Free tax help now available in Bellefontaine

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Volunteer tax preparation services will be available in Bellefontaine. Volunteers will help people whose incomes are $55,000 or less and will electronically file federal and state tax returns. Community Action Organization, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, will provide free tax preparation every Tuesday until April 5.

V.I.T.A. (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) requires that filers bring any/all of the following documentation that pertains to them on tax returns:

Valid picture ID for anyone filing a tax return

Social Security cards for filer, spouse, and all dependents claimed on the return

Copy of last year’s taxes (if available)

Income documents (W-2’s, 1098’s, 1099’s, and any other sources of income received by filer and spouse)

Child/Dependent Care providers tax ID Number

Student loan interest / College tuition expenses if applicable

Health Insurance (Form 1095-A) if covered under Marketplace

Health Insurance (Form 1095-B and/or 1095-C) if covered by employer

Total paid in medical expenses from the previous year

Amount of property tax paid/Amount of mortgage interest paid

Direct deposit information including your account number and routing number for savings or checking account

Appointments are strongly encouraged but walk-ins will be accepted. To schedule an appointment, please call Community Action at 937-404-9203. The Community Action office is located at 1653 US 68 N in Bellefontaine.

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Submitted by Community Action Organization.

Submitted by Community Action Organization.