Free tax assistance is now available to eligible low and moderate income families and individuals at the Job Center, 1111 Edwin C. Moses Blvd. in Dayton. IRS trained and certified volunteers will prepare basic tax returns as part of the Dayton Earned Income Tax Credit and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs.
Last year, the Job Center site assisted with 1,253 tax returns that resulted in over $2 million in refunds. Over the past nine years, the Job Center site has resulted in 5,709 tax returns filed and almost $9 million in tax refunds for customers who took advantage of the free service.
The Job Center site is now open through Saturday, April 14. The hours of operation are Tuesdays – Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Customers can call the United Way Helplink at 913-2000 to schedule an appointment.
In addition, Key Bank will sponsor Super Refund Saturday on February 4 at the Job Center from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Be sure to bring: State-issued photo ID, Social Security card, W-2 or unemployment forms, proof of childcare payments, last year’s tax return if available and bank account and routing number for direct deposit if applicable. Taxes will be filed free on the spot.