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Free Tax Preparation

01/5/2010

Free tax preparation begins January 25. Please see the schedule below for dates, times and locations.

If you earned $49,000 or less in 2009, you can receive FREE tax preparation. You also may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). This is your money to keep and save. Call 2-1-1 for more information. 2-1-1 is free and available 24/7.

United Way recognizes and thanks the following for their VITA Tax Site Sponsorships:

 

What to bring:

  • Proof of identification (valid picture ID for you and your spouse)
  • Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents, and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration or ITIN letter
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and 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, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s Federal and State returns
  • Bank Routing Numbers and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit
  • Total paid for day care provider and the day care 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.

Where to bring them:

This list is subject to change. Please call 2-1-1 for the most current information.

Ankeny
Des Moines
Indianola
Perry
Pleasant Hill

DMACC – Ankeny Campus
2006 S Ankeny Boulevard, Building 8, Room 4
February 2-April 8 Tuesdays and Thursdays – 12:30-3:30 pm
Closed March 15-19

Neveln Community Resource Center/RRACAP
406 SW School Street, Room 202
February 3-April 15
Wednesdays – 2-6 pm
Thursdays – 4-8 pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome
Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment


DMACC – Urban Campus
1100 7th Street, Building 4 (Betts Building)
January 26-April 15
Tuesdays and Thursdays – 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Closed March 15-19

Park Fair Mall – Des Moines Housing
100 E Euclid, #101
January 26-April 15
Tuesdays and Thursdays – 6-7:30 pm
Saturdays – 9 am-2 pm

United Way of Central Iowa
1111 Ninth Street
January 25-April 15
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays–
9 am-2 pm
ITIN and Spanish-language assistance on Wednesdays and Saturdays only

Tax Filing Deadline Day: Thursday, April 15
Open 8 am-6 pm


WeLIFT
106 E 2nd Avenue
(Hwy 92)
February 1-April 13
Mondays and Tuesdays – 4-8 pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome
Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment


First Presbyterian Church
1323 4th Street
February 4-27
Thursdays – 5-8 pm
Saturdays – 8 am-4 pm
April 10 – 8 am -4 pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome
Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment
ITIN and Spanish-language assistance available

First Christian Church
1224 Lucinda Street
April 12-15
Monday-Thursday –
1-7 pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome
Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment
ITIN and Spanish-language assistance available


Central Place
6540 NE 12th Avenue
January 25-April 13
Mondays and Tuesdays – 4-8 pm
Appointments preferred but walk-ins welcome
Call 515-266-6795 to schedule an appointment

Saturday, February 6:
9 am-3 pm
No appointment needed
 

 

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