Last chance for free tax preparation

Tax forms

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) Spring break is over, and that means it’s time to look ahead to another important date. April 15 is tax day. If you need some help filing your taxes, there is assistance available.

Students from Davenport University, Aquinas College and Cornerstone University are working with IRS- certified tax preparers and community volunteers to provide free tax preparation services. The service is available to people with a household income of less than $57,000 a year. It’s offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Walk-in Days

  • Monday, April 13, 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 14, 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 15, 8:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

If you want to take advantage of the free program, bring the following paperwork:

  • Picture ID and social security card for filer and spouse, social security cards for dependents.
  • Birth dates for primary, secondary and dependents on the tax return.
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers.
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099).
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns if available.
  • Bank routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit.
  • Everything saying “important tax document” on it.
  • Rent paid out-of-pocket, landlord’s name(s) and address or 2014 property taxes and the home’s taxable value.
  • Home heating costs reported on the December – March 2014 utility bills.

Location:
ACSET Community Action Tax Center
121 Franklin St. SE Ste. 100
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

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