ROCKY MOUNT - Free tax preparation is being offered eachand starting , through STEP’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at its Rocky Mount site on Dent Street. The service is available to taxpayers earning $54,000 or less and will available through .
The VITA program is an IRS sponsored program aimed at helping lower income individuals get the earned income credit they are entitled to. STEP offers the assistance each year with the help of volunteers who are trained specifically for the job. Those who want to prepare their tax returns need to bring a picture ID, social security cards for all tax payers and dependents, and all tax related documents such as W-2. They should also bring a copy of their last year’s tax return if possible.
STEP’s Yvonne Anderson, who oversees the program, says that volunteers are still being accepted. To learn more or to schedule an appointment to have your tax return prepared, call Anderson at 276-638-8311.