Next Saturday, 250 IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers staffed with IRS agents will open their doors to anyone making $42,000 or less. With money tight for everyone this year, if you qualify, take the government up on its generous offer and let the IRS agents fill out your tax forms.
“The IRS truly wants to go the extra mile to help taxpayers during these difficult economic times,” said Jim Dupree, the IRS spokesman for Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Among other services provided on Super Saturday, tax filers will be able to get copies of tax returns and assistance with letters, notices and levies on their wages or bank.
Make sure to bring along the following information:
- Valid driver’s license or photo identification (self and spouse, if applicable)
- Social Security cards for all persons listed on the return
- Dates of birth for all persons listed on the return
- All income statements: Forms W-2, 1099, Social Security, unemployment, or other benefits statements, self-employment records and any documents showing taxes withheld
- Dependent child care information: payee’s name, address and Social Security Number or Taxpayer Identification Number.
- Proof of account at financial institution for direct debit or deposit (i.e. cancelled/voided check or bank statement)
- Prior year tax return (if available)
- Any other pertinent documents or papers
Taxes are due next month. Did you do them yet? Next weekend, maybe?
Super Saturday – Get Free Tax Help March 21! [IRS]
IRS staff gets more flexibility to help struggling taxpayers [The Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
(Photo: Paul Keleher)