We are pleased to offer volunteer income tax preparation through the VITA program once again in 2013.
You are elgible for VITA if your annual household income is:
- Less than $25,000 a year for an individual
- Less than $50,000 a year for a family (2 or more people)
Our trained and certified volunteers are available to prepare returns by appointment only. We CANNOT process corporate returns or foreign income.
Appointments can be scheduled during the following times:
- Tuesday & Wednesday from 6PM-8PM
- Saturday from 9AM-4PM
You can call 586.294.4673 to make an appointment.
Required Documents to Bring
You are REQUIRED to bring the following documents to your appointment or we CANNOT complete your return:
□ Valid Driver’s License or State ID for each adult on the return
□ Social security card for each adult and child on the return
□ All W2’s (including Gambling/Lottery winnings)
□ All 1099’s (including Social Security; Pension; Unemployment; Interest/Dividends; Misc. Income)
□ DHS Assistance (Annual Statement)
□ Child Support (Annual Statement)
□ Letter from SSA (if applicable)
□ 2011 tax return
PROOF OF EXPENSES:
□ Any and all childcare expenses
□ Property Tax Statement
□ Mortgage Interest Statement
□ Monthly rent amount (if applicable) and the name & address of the landlord
□ December or January gas bill for heating credit (income must be under $15,000/yr. to be eligible)
□ December electric bill for energy credit
□ Medical or HMO premiums paid for self and/or family members
□ Student loan interest or tuition and course materials
□ Energy Efficient Home Appliances and Improvements (receipts should show Energy Star rating) (insulation; windows; furnace; water heater; refrigerator; clothes washer; dishwasher)
DIRECT DEPOSIT INFORMATION
□ Direct deposit information (bank routing number & account number; checking or savings). No checks will be issued this year. If you do not have a savings or checking account, you will receive a debit card.