Volunteers ready for tax assistance

Jan 13 2012 - 11:29pm

FARMINGTON -- The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program beginning Jan. 23 will be available to Davis and Morgan residents who have a household or individual income of $50,000 or less a year.

The program will be offered at city hall, library, and university and college locations throughout Davis County from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays and from noon to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the Morgan County Library, 50 N. 100 West, Morgan.

Trained community volunteers will prepare federal and state taxes free of charge, said Elizabeth Robins, regional coordinator for the VITA program in Davis and Morgan counties.

Items needed for an appointment include individual, spouse and dependent Social Security cards. Those without a card can bring an ITIN or letter from the Social Security Administration. Wage and earnings statements, along with interest and dividend statements from banks, Form 1099, are also needed.

For those itemizing deductions additional materials will be needed, including receipts for medical expenses, charitable contributions, mortgage, property taxes and proof of day care provider cost.

For times, dates and places to schedule a VITA program appointments, call 211.

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