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Tax season is upon us, but don’t worry, the library is here to help. On this page you will find information on the California Franchise Tax Board, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), MyFreeTaxes.com, and library events and materials that can help you file your taxes. You can also contact your local library to see what print tax forms are available for pick up today.
Visit the Covered California website for information on special enrollment for consumers who did not realize there was a tax penalty in 2014 and want to avoid an increased penalty in 2015.
MyFreeTaxes provides easy, free, tax help you can trust. The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals or families with a combined income of $58,000 or less in 2013. It's easy, safe, secure and 100 percent free. For more information please visit www.myfreetaxes.com/colapublib.
AARP - Tax Aide
AARP Foundation Tax-Aid offers free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 60 and older - at more than 5,000 locations nationwide. To find a location near you, please visit http://www.aarp.org/applications/VMISLocator/searchTaxAideLocations.action
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program generally offers free tax help to people who make $52,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals in local communities. Assistance is generally available from February 1 through April 15th. The VITA program specializes in assisting disabled taxpayers, those with low to limited income, and non-English speaking taxpayers.
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Tax season is over for this year. Check back next year for more great events.