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March 13, 2012 > Free Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation

The City of Fremont's Fremont Family Resource Center's (FRC) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, in partnership with the City of Union City, Newark Library, and Union City Library, will be providing FREE tax preparation and E-Filing for qualified individuals and families with $50,000 or less in annual household income.

Since 2002, the FRC VITA has provided FREE quality tax preparation services to nearly 10,000 customers, returning $14 million in refunds. You may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and other credits which can result in MORE MONEY to you!!! You may qualify for up to $5,751 of EITC.

Tax returns are prepared by IRS-certified VITA volunteer tax preparers. Married couples filing jointly must come together.

What to bring:
* Picture IDs for you and spouse if married
* Original social security/ITIN cards or letters for all persons to be on tax returns
* W-2s, W-2Gs, 1099s, 1098s for 2011
* Other info such as: mortgage interest; property tax; DMV registration bill; charitable contributions, childcare provider info; childcare expenses; college expenses; and landlord info, if applicable
* 2010 tax return
*For Direct Deposit, bring a voided check and/or routing & account numbers for savings and/or checking accounts

We will not prepare:
* Married filing separately
* Self employment and sole proprietary with expenses over $10,000, depreciation, losses, & home office deductions
* Rental Income (Schedule E)
* Non-Resident (Form 1040R)
* IRA Conversions
* Foreign Income (Form 2555)
* Other tax situations may be Out of Scope

VITA is sponsored by the United Way of the Bay Area's Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Coalition.

Free Tax Preparation
Thru Apr 16
Mon & Wed: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Fri: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Fremont Family Resource Center
39155 Liberty Street, Building EFGH, Fremont
(510) 574-2020

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