Income Tax Preparation Offered FREE at NCC

Now in its 16th year, the Sheldon Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site is officially open at Northwest Iowa Community College (Building B—Room 220). The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at Northwest Iowa Community College offers FREE tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, limited English-speaking taxpayers, and the elderly who need assistance in preparing and filing their 2018 tax returns. Our trained, IRS-certified volunteers will provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.
NOTE: This year again, clients will be scheduled for an initial 15-minute INTAKE/interview appointment, which will then be followed up with a separate 15-minute final review/OUTTAKE appointment. The appointment schedule includes various time slots available on the following Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays throughout February and March and the first week in April. Instructors Sheila Drenkow and Janet Boone are serving as the VITA Site Coordinators.
FEBRUARY 2019 APPOINTMENT DATES/TIMES:
Friday, February 1 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]
Monday, February 4 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, February 6 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, February 8 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]
Monday, February 11 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, February 13 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, February 15 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, February 20 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, February 22 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]
Monday, February 25 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, February 27 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]

MARCH 2019 APPOINTMENT DATES/TIMES:
Monday, March 11 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, March 13 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, March 15 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]
Monday, March 18 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, March 20 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, March 22 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]
Monday, March 25 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, March 27 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, March 29 [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]

APRIL 2019 APPOINTMENT DATES:
Monday, April 1 [1:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.]
Wednesday, April 3 [1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.]
Friday, April 5 — OUTTAKE Appointments ONLY [10:00 A.M. – 1:30 P.M.]

Make your appointment ASAP, as times fill up fast—the earlier the better! To schedule an appointment or for more information, please call 712-324-5061, EXT. 272. Leave a message with your name and telephone number. Keep in mind that our student volunteers will return phone calls only in the morning as limited to their scheduled classes. Upon scheduling an appointment, a confirmation postcard along with a list of “What to Bring” will be mailed to you.
NOTE: Income tax appointments will NOT be scheduled during Spring Break (March 4–8). In addition to the Spring Break dates, NCC classes will not be in session on February 18 (Monday) nor on March 1 (Friday). In the event of inclement weather situations, tax appointments may need to be re-scheduled.
NCC sponsors this Sheldon Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program in partnership with the Iowa Center for Economic Success. We look forward to serving our community throughout the upcoming tax season!
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