Tax Services :

Free VITA Tax Preparation in Western New York

Get Your Federal and State Taxes e-filed for FREE

Free Tax Preparation -
EASY MONEY back in your pocket!

Get Your Federal and State Taxes e-filed for FREE (if income was $54,000 or less) - You may also be eligible for over $6,000 in refunds in Earned Income Tax Credits

When and Where?

Christ Community Church
140 Genesee Street, Lockport, NY 14094 | MAP IT

Family & Childrens Services Center
1522 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 | MAP IT

CALL 712-2060 for Appointments and available Dates/Times - Walk-ins Welcome (subject to availablility)

What to Bring:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099- Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year's federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • All forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) - 2016 Tax Year

Earned Income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

  • $47,955 ($53,505 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children
  • $44,648 ($50,198 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
  • $39,296 ($44,846 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
  • $14,880 ($20,430 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

Tax Year 2016 maximum credit:

  • $6,269 with three or more qualifying children
  • $5,572 with two qualifying children
  • $3,373 with one qualifying child
  • $506 with no qualifying children

You can also visit "MYFREETAXES.COM" to do your taxes on your own!

QUESTIONS? - CALL 712-2060

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