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Free Tax Preparation

 


Every year, Family Assistance Ministries provides free tax preparation and tax advice for low-income individuals and families. This assistance is available starting on February 4, 2017 continues through April 8, 2017.

IF YOU WORKED DURING 2016 AND YOUR HOUSEHOLD EARNED INCOME WAS LESS THAN $53,505, YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO CLAIM AND RECEIVE THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT (EITC) OF UP TO $6,000.

TO SCHEDULE YOUR FREE TAX PREPARATION APPOINTMENT BEGINNING FEBRUARY 4, 2017, CALL (949) 492-8477.

For individuals who earned less than $64,000 and wish to file their own taxes online using an easy free software platform, MyFreeTaxes.com*, you can do so at FAM during our scheduled VITA tax preparation hours (limited space available).

(*My FreeTaxes.com is a secure, online tax filing platform by H&R Bloc and United Way Worldwide. The software offers a live “chat” option so you can ask your questions.)

 

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Para obtener información sobre la preparación de impuestos en español, por favor haga clic aquí.

 

You may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) this year. The chart below shows qualifications and requirements for individuals and families (subject to change in 2017).

 

  • Be a U.S. citizen or resident alien for all of 2016
  • Have a social security number valid for employment
  • Earned income during 2016
  • Cannot use “Married Filing Separately” filing status
  • Cannot be claimed as a qualifying child
  • Cannot file Form 2555 or 2555-EZ (relating to
    foreign earned income)

 


 

  • Picture identification
  • Copy of your 2015 income tax return
  • Social Security Card or Individual Taxpayer
    Identification Number (ITIN) Letter for each person
    listed 
    on the return
  • W-2s, 1099s and all other tax-related documents for 2016
  • All 1098 E&T forms for educational expenses
  • Form 1095-A, B, or C, Health Insurance Coverage Stmt. 
  • Childcare provider name, address, phone number & Tax ID Number
  • Voided check if using direct deposit for refund
  • For joint returns, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

 


 

Appointments are available Saturdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm:
February - 4, 11, 18, 25
March - 4, 11, 18, 25
April - 1, 8

Call (949) 492-8477 to Schedule Your Appointment Today!

 


 

*APPOINTMENT REQUIRED FOR ON-SITE ASSISTANCE. FREE TAX SITES CANNOT PREPARE RETURNS WITH ALL TYPES OF INCOME OR EXPENSES. PLEASE VERIFY WITH THE APPOINTMENT REPRESENTATIVE OR SITE GREETER THAT YOUR RETURN CAN BE PREPARED AT THE SITE YOU ARE VISITING. AN APPOINTMENT IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF SERVICE.

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