Free tax preparation begins Saturday

The program is a partnership between the United Way and Volunteer Center.

Posted: Jan. 26, 2018 8:59 PM
Updated: Jan. 26, 2018 10:34 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - People can get free tax filing help thanks to the VITA Tax Preparation Program.

The program is a partnership between the United Way and Volunteer Center.

People who earned $54,000.00 or less in 2017 are eligible for the program.

Tax payers will be at two locations:
St. Mary's Catholic Church
101 Lafayette Street
Monday - Wednesday 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

and
American Red Cross
212 California Road, 46825
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon.

Make sure to bring:

• Picture ID, Social Security or ITIN cards for all members of the family
• W-2, Unemployment, and/or 1099 forms for ALL jobs held in 2017
• Health Insurance information for everyone in the family for 2017
• If you had Marketplace Insurance, 1095-A Form
• Letters or notices received from IRS
• Copy of last year's tax return
• Savings or checking account number if using direct deposit
• Your spouse, if filing jointly
• Landlord name, address and rent paid in 2017
• If you paid for 2017 child care- provider's name, address, Tax ID, and amount paid
• College tuition expense (form 1098T) and/or student loan interest (form 1098E)
• Home interest and property tax paid in 2017

Call 211 for more details.

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