Filing Assistance Available Beginning in February
Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) will again offer free personal income tax filing services at Corporate College® West to qualified taxpayers with a 2016 earned income of less than $64,000,
The free tax clinics run 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays from Feb. 1 through April 5. Walk-in assistance will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis in room 214 at Corporate College West, 25425 Center Ridge Road in Westlake
Returns will be prepared and filed by IRS-certified tax preparers and completed while the taxpayer waits. All returns will be screened for eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.
Participants must bring a current photo ID; Social Security cards for each adult and child listed on the return; all 2016 tax documents, including sources of income; support for any deductions and credits being sought; health care verification; prior year tax returns; and bank account and routing numbers to arrange direct deposit of any refund. Those filing jointly must both be present if e-filing.
Tri-C will also offer the free service at Eastern Campus in Highland Hills, Metropolitan Campus in Cleveland and Western Campus in Parma. For times, dates and eligibility requirements at these sites, visit www.tri-c.edu/taxhelp.
Other free tax preparation sites can be found at http://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep.