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.)
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).
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.