FREE TAX PREPARATION AVAILABLE THROUGH LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
The Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency and the Mohawk Valley Asset Building Coalition have is offering appointments for this year’s free basic income tax preparation program for individuals and families earning up to $49,000 per year. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance ( VITA) Program operated by the two organizations served 267 families last year . Tax returns are filed electronically free of charge for individuals/families that qualify resulting in more secure and faster processing.
“We are very pleased to join the Mohawk Valley Asset Building Coalition again this year with a program that has helped many hundreds of families in past years,” says MVCAA, Inc., Executive Director, Amy Turner. “Our agency continues to fight against the causes and effects of poverty by making sure that families take advantage of tax credits and deductions which are legally available to them,” she continued.
The service is offered at the following locations and appointments are required:
Rome Office, 1721 Black River Blvd, 339-2649
Utica Office, (Cornerstone Bldg, 1100 Miller St), 733-4873 – February 1 to April 15th
Herkimer Office (401 E. German St), 866-0030