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Free tax preparation offered at Florida B. Thomas Library

CLEWISTON — Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), a United Way Collatorative, will provide free tax preparation with an appointment at the Florida B. Thomas Library, 1008-1012 Harlem Academy Ave. in Clewiston on Thursday, March 1 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

IRS certified volunteers will be on-site to prepare taxes for free to households earning $66,000 or less per year.

What you need:

• Picture ID

• Birth dates for everone on the tax return

• All earning statements (W-2, W-2G, 1099s)

• Total paid for daycare and Provider Business’ Employer Identification number

• Your spouse, if you are married and filing jointly

• Social Security or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITN) for each family member and working adult

Did you buy insurance from the marketplace? Affordable Health Care Statements (1095-A) or Health Insurance Exemption

Taxes will not be completed without these items.

What you may need:

• A copy of last year’s federal and state returns

• Proof of health insurance (1095-B and/or 1095-C)

• Routing and account numbers for direct deposit

• Are you a student or are you making payments on a student loan?
Statements from your university or college (1098-T)
Student loan interest statement (1098-E)

• Are you self-employed:
Written totaled mileage records
Totaled business income and expenses

To make an appointment call 2-1-1 or 800-887-9234 or visit UnitedWayLee.org/FreeTaxPrep.