Valencia College to Offer Free Tax Preparation Help

Valencia College accounting students and professors will be offering free tax help to the public on Saturdays during February, March and April at the college’s East Campus. The volunteer tax preparers are IRS-certified and trained.

The tax help is free and open to anyone, but preference will be given to senior citizens, the disabled and low-income individuals. The volunteer tax preparers will be e-filing (electronically filing returns) for free.

The tax sessions will be held on selected Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Building 7, rooms 113 and 117 on East Campus. The sessions will be held on Feb. 14, Feb. 28, March 7, March 28, April 4 and April 11.

The college’s East Campus is located at 701 N. Econlockhatchee Trail, Orlando. For more information about the East Campus tax preparation sessions, email or call 407-582-2849.

Those interested in getting tax help are asked to bring the following:
– All W-2, W-2G and social security amounts
– 1099s, 1099R, interest and dividend statements
– Documentation to show other income
– Total day-care costs and day-care provider’s tax ID number
– Copy of last year’s return, if available
– Social Security cards for you, your dependents and/or spouse
– Driver’s license or photo ID for you and your spouse
– Proof of bank account for direct deposit of refund (a voided check, for example)


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