Washington County Economic Opportunity Council (EOC) is offering free Tax Return Preparation services for low to moderate income county residents who are not self employed and who’s family income is below $49,000.
The program is called VITA which stands for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
In 2010, 749 Tax Prep appointments were conducted equalling 1013 hours worked with returns totalling $1,637,000. The volunteer tax preparers are all IRS certified and must complete and pass a test annually.
The volunteer preparers will sit down with you and explain the whole tax return preparation with you. Your Federal and State tax return will be prepared free of charge. They can even file your return electronically.
To make an appointment for your free tax prep., please call the Washington County Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program 1-800-211-5128 Monday thru Friday, 9am to 3pm.