Monday, January 24, 2011

FREE Tax Assistance at the Library

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) once again will be offering FREE tax assistance to members of the community starting in early February 2011. This free, walk-in service is intended especially for those with low and limited income, individuals with disabilities, and non-English speaking and elderly taxpayers. If you would like to meet with a volunteer please come prepared with the following:

  • all forms (W-2, 1099s, etc.)
  • information for other income
  • information for all deductions/credits
  • copy of last year's tax return
  • proof of account for direct deposit of refund (e.g. voided check)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse, and/or dependents
  • valid photo I.D. for yourself and/or your spouse
This free service will be offered by VITA volunteers at the Central Park Library location of the Santa Clara City Library, 2635 Homestead Road, as follows: February 5 & 12; March 5, 12 & 26; April 2 in the Cedar Room from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.; February 26 & March 19 in the Redwood Room, 12 noon to 5 p.m.; April 9 in the Cedar Room, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Walk-in assistance only (no appointments)

A list of Santa Clara County VITA sites offering services in 2011 may be viewed at the VITA website,

posted by mb