With tax season approaching, Southeastern Vermont Community Action and the United Way of Windham County have announced their collaboration again in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
In addition to helping people prepare their tax returns, an objective of the program is to support individuals who qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit.
To be eligible for this free service, household income must be at or below $49,000. The volunteer tax preparers will help taxpayers recover the following tax benefits:
Earned Income Credit
Child Tax Credit
Child & Dependent Care Credit
Retirement Savings Contribution Credits
Making Work Pay Credit-New
First -Time Homebuyer Credit-New
Vermont Property Tax Adjustment
Vermont Renter's Rebate.
Taxes will be prepared by UWWC volunteers on Wednesdays in Brattleboro at the Marlboro College Graduate Center located at 28 Vernon Street and at SEVCA, located at 91 Buck Drive in Westminster.
To schedule an appointment call 2-1-1. For more information visit www.sevca.org or www.unitedwaywindham.org.