The service will be offered February 9, 16, and 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first floor of Breiseth Hall, 137 South Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program offers free tax help to people with household income of less than $51,000 who file basic federal, state, and local tax returns.
Anyone interested in the service must bring the following items to the VITA site:
Valid Social Security Cards for the taxpayer, spouse, and dependents
Wage and earning statements (Form W-2) from all employers
Interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099)
A copy of last year's federal and state returns if available
Other relevant information about income and expenses
Bank routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit
Total paid for day care provider and the day care provider's tax identifying number
Both spouses must be present for taxpayers who are married and will be filing joint returns.
For more information, please call
Ann Marie Feldman (570) 408-4710
Photo Caption: Student coordinators for Wilkes University's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program are pictured, from row, from left Kaitlin Chase and Pamela Grosner; back row, from left, Melanie Nolt and Emily Weary. The coordinators lead teams of accounting students providing free tax services every Saturdy morning in February.