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Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Volunteer income tax assistance program

Volunteer income tax assistance program


The volunteer income tax assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, personas with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

What to bring:

-Proof of identification (picture ID).

-Social security cards for you, spouse and all dependants or verification letter issued by the social security administration or food stamp office.

-Birth dates for everyone: month, date and year.

-A copy of last years tax return: federal and state.

-Wages and earning statement(s), form W-2, W-G, 1099R, 1099 Misc., 1099 bank interest and dividends, 1098T.

-Total paid for daycare provider and daycare providers tax identification number including address.

-A check stub (routing and account numbers) for direct deposit option.

Receive your refund in 7-10 days.

Walk-in’s only: Galliano Government Complex (Behind burger king) Wednesday and Fridays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Appointments only: Lockport town hall (710 Church St.) Contact Leslie 985-227-1936.

Appointments only: Mathew’s Government Complex (Behind burger king) Monday and Wednesday’s from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Candy: 985-258-6801.

Appointments only: Thibodaux Health Unit (2535 Veterans Blvd) Tuesday and Thursday’s from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Contact Cheryl: 985-696-3600.