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VITA/ Tax Preparation Info

Free VITA Tax Preparation Services

EMCC students complete the ACC 121 - Income Tax Preparation course and successfully pass a certification exam to become eligible as volunteers, who file income taxes for low-to-moderate income individuals and families.  

2020 VITA INFORMATION TO BE DETERMINED.

Free 2019 Tax Preparation Hours of Operation at EMCC - Main Campus Location:

Address - 3000 N. Dysart Road Avondale, AZ 85392

Fridays, February 01, 2019 – April 12, 2019 -- 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • EMCC Main Campus Location: Ocotillo Hall OCT 103

Saturdays, February 02, 2019 – April 13, 2019 -- 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • EMCC Main Campus Location: Ocotillo Hall OCT 109

​Note: EMCC Main Campus Location - Closed 3/15 & 3/16 (Spring Break)

Free 2019 Tax Preparation Hours of Operation at EMCC - Buckeye Campus Location:

Address - 902 E. Eason Avenue Buckeye, AZ 85326

Tuesdays, February 05, 2019 – April 9, 2019 -- 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Wednesdays, February 06, 2019 – April 10, 2019  --  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • EMCC Buckeye Campus Location: Classroom 124

Note:EMCC Buckeye Campus Location - Closed 3/12 & 3/13 (Spring Break)

VITA Information - 

Who: For households earning less than $55,000

Questions: Email Puja Sachan at:  psachan@turnanewleaf.org

What to Bring: http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers

In order to prepare taxes accurately and efficiently, the following items will be required:

*Social Security cards, IRS ITIN card or ITIN letter for all household members
*Picture ID for taxpayer (and spouses)
*Birth dates for all persons listed on the tax return
*Proof of all income, including W-2 and 1099 forms
*Name, address, and tax ID# of childcare provider
*Amount of money paid to childcare provider last year
*Account and routing numbers for direct deposit
*Copy of last year's tax return, if available
*If filing jointly, both adults must be present to sign the return.

Additional Resources -  

MY FREE TAXES 2018 ==>   Self-Tax Preparation

http://www.myfreetaxes.com/emcc

Who: For households earning less than $66, 000
Location: Nationwide, no restrictions