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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

If you made $30,000 or less as an individual or $54,000 or less as a family in 2018, you are eligible for free tax preparation services and filing at one of the following locations:

Hardin County:
Helping Hand of Hope
6796 S. Wilson Road Elizabethtown, KY
Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
January 29th - April 11th, 2019
Call United Way at (270) 737-6608 for more information

Grayson County:
Grayson County Alliance
2203 Brandenburg Road, Leitchfield, KY
Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. CST
January 28th – April 15th, 2019
Call Linda Gentry at (270) 259-4000 for more information

Meade County:
Muldraugh City Hall
202 Wendell Street, Muldraugh, KY
Mondays & Tuesdays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. EST
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST
January 26th – April 15th, 2019
Call Dan Molnar at (270) 998-9006 for more information

Breckinridge County:
Breckinridge County Skills U
108 East Third Street, Hardinsburg, KY
Tuesdays 2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. CST
February 5th - April 9th, 2019
Call Tony Anthony at (270) 617-8032 for more information

PLEASE NOTE: Tax sites are now closed for 2019. Please check back in January of 2020 for an updated listing of VITA sites in our region

 

What To Bring (view the IRS Checklist here):

  • Picture ID
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer ID number (ITIN) for self, spouse and children
  • All Forms including W-2s and 1099s
  • Information for other additional income (Social Security, Alimony for Maintenance, Unemployment, etc.)
  • Proof of tuition expenses (1098-T from college)
  • Information for all deductions & credits
  • Proof of Dependent Care Expense in 2018 and your childcare provider’s name, address and EIN (or Social Security Number if your childcare provider is a private sitter)
  • A copy of last year’s income tax return if available
  • Bring health insurance statement (form 1095)
  • For Direct Deposit, please bring your personal bank account number and the bank's routing number

The VITA tax sites are all a part of the Green River Asset Building Coalition. To learn more, click here.

 

Become a VITA Volunteer

Volunteers are needed in Hardin, Breckinridge, Grayson, and Meade Counties. No prior tax knowledge required, and you will be provided with the training and will become an IRS Certified Preparer. This is a great skill to add to your college applications or resume. Click here for more information about these volunteer positions. To apply as a volunteer please complete this form, and contact Laura Willcut at 270-737-6608 or email lwillcut@unitedwayck.org.

 

My Free Taxes

If you made up to $66,000 in 2018 and have access to a computer, you are eligible to complete your taxes for FREE at www.MyFreeTaxes.com. MyFreeTaxes.com is a safe and secure way for you to file your taxes. The software is provided through H&R Block and will guide you through the steps of filing to make it easy for you and to make sure you get all the tax credits you deserve!

All you need is the following:

  • Social security or individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) for each family member and working adult
  • Forms W2 or 1099
  • Proof of additional incomes
  • 1095-A if you receive a tax credit from the healthcare.gov marketplace
  • Childcare provider name, address and tax ID, if applicable
  • Bank routing and account numbers for checking or savings account (if you qualify for refund via secure direct deposit)
  • Last year’s tax return, if you have it
  • Valid email address

 

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