The United Way of Porter County Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is now accepting appointments for the 2018 tax season.
This free tax preparation service is open to individuals whose adjusted gross income is $54,000 or less and is staffed by IRS-certified volunteers that file both federal and state tax returns.
“For many in our community, finding affordable tax preparation assistance can be a daunting task when money is tight,” said Kim Olesker, president and CEO of United Way of Porter County. “This program provides a vital safety net for low-wage earners struggling to make ends meet.”
The program is made possible with support from the IRS and JPMorgan Chase Foundation. Program begins Wednesday, January 31 and run through Monday, April 16, 2018. Daytime appointments are available Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and on some Saturdays.
Participants must schedule an appointment to utilize the service. Beyond meeting the income threshold criteria, additional documents and information is required. For program requirements and to make an appointment, visit unitedwaypc.org/vita.