1.1 min readBy Published On: January 8th, 2013Categories: Features0 Comments on Tax Season is Upon Us

Free tax preparation

We’re not sure what’s worse – getting a root canal or doing your taxes?  Fear not, if you worked in 2012 and made less than $50,000, the Boston EITC Coalition will prepare your taxes for free!  Nice!

The EITC offers electronic filing by IRS Certified  Tax Preparers, as well as financing coaching and credit advising.  For more information visit: bostontaxhelp.org or call 617-918-5275

South Boston location at:
424 West Broadway  (617) 269-5160 ext. 0

Checklist – what to bring:

  • Valid Picture ID required
  • Social Security card or Individual Taxpayer ID Number (ITIN) for you, your children and/or spouse
  • Proof of health insurance card(s)?for you and your family and HC-1099
  • All W2 forms
  • All 1099 forms – 1099G (unemployment) and 1099R (pension payments)
  • All 1098T forms (tuition payments) and receipts for materials and books and proof of payment
  • Total student loan interest paid (1098E) and proof of payment
  • Total child care expenses in 2012, and name, address, Employer Identification Number (EIN)?or SSN of child care provider(s)
  • Total rent paid in 2012
  • Any mail from the IRS
  • A copy of last year’s tax return
  • Your bank account and routing numbers to direct deposit your refund
  • Any mail from Massachusetts Department of Revenue

Just do it!  Once your taxes are done, you’ll feel so much better!