Free tax returns provided at nonprofits

Free tax returns provided at nonprofits
March 15
00:00 2016


Forsyth Free Tax is a part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in which qualified volunteers prepare taxes for free for people making $54,000 a year or less. EITC and VITA are vital asset building tools that help low-moderate income people build wealth.

Tax preparers are educated on tax credits and help people receive every tax credit for which they qualify.

Forsyth Free Tax also offers online tax services at to individuals making less than$62,000 who want to self-prepare their taxes.

Community sites are available throughout Forsyth County to provide free tax preparation services during tax season. These sites offer free tax preparation, Asset Building Counseling, and linkages to asset-building pro-grams such as Experiment in Self-Reliance’s Individual Development Account program, NC Saves, Financial Literacy Counseling, etc.

Certified volunteers are given the opportunity to prepare 1040EZ, 1040A, and many other 1040 returns.

Tax sites will be at the following locations:

*Experiment in Self-Reliance, 3480 Dominion Street, Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.- 1p.m.

*Goodwill Industries, 2760 Peters Creek Parkway,

Tuesdays, Thursdays 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

*Goodwill Industries, 2701 University Parkway,

Wednesdays, Thursdays 4 p.m.-8 p.m.

*King Public Library, 101 Pilot View Drive, King,

Thursdays 5-8 p.m.

*Malloy-Jordan Center/East Winston Library, 1110 East 7th Street,

Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

*Mi Casa Servicios Hispano-Latino, 1705 Link Road,

Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 5 pm.

*Career Connections and Prosperity Center South, 508 Waughtown Street,

Mondays 9 am. -12 p.m.,

Wednesdays 4 p..m-8 p.m.,

Fridays 11 a.m.-3 p.m.,

Saturdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Winston-Salem Transit Authority, 100 W. 5th Street,

Mondays 1 p.m.-5 p.m.,

Wednesdays 1 p.m.-5 p.m.,

Fridays 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

*Walnut Cove Senior Center, 308 Brooke Street, Walnut Cove,

Mondays 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

*Winston-Salem Transit Authority, 100 West 5th Street,

Monday-Tuesday 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.,

Friday 1 p.m. –5 p.m.

Appointment only sites:

*Winston-Salem Federal Credit Union, 711 E Salem

*Walkertown Branch Library, 2969 Main Street, Walkertown

*Rural Hall Library, 7125 Broad Street, Rural Hall

People are asked to bring a picture ID, Social Security card for themselves and each dependent they are claim-ing, all W-2s and/or 1099s, employer ID number or SS number of childcare providers, and last year’s tax returns if itemizing. If they want direct deposit of any refund, bring a check or savings account information.

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