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Super Saturday Tax Preparation
March 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
LakewoodAlive has teamed with Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People (ESOP) to offer free tax preparation and filing to working low-income families and individuals on Saturday, March 3. “Super Saturday” takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Harrison Elementary School in Lakewood’s Historic Birdtown Neighborhood (2080 Quail Street).
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Program provides free tax preparation to working low-income individuals and families by trained, certified volunteers through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program. Tax preparers will help participants receive their full income tax refund – as much as $6,318 in refund monies utilizing electronic filing and direct deposit.
Call 211 today to reserve your spot!
Tax Credit Eligibility Guidelines for Tax Year 2017:
- Families with three or more qualifying children who earned less than $48,340 in 2017 (or less than $53,930 for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit of up to $6,318.
- Families with two qualifying children who earned less than $45,007 in 2017 (or less than $50,597 for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit of up to $5,616.
- Families with one qualifying child who earned less than $39,617 in 2017 (or less than $45,207 for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit of up to $3,400.
- Individuals who do not have a qualifying child, but are between the ages of 25 and 64, with earned income of less than $15,010 in 2017 (or less than $20,600 for married filing jointly) are eligible for a credit up to $510.
Participants should bring the following items on March 3: IRS 2017 W2s and 1099s, Social Security Cards for all family members, government-issued photo of each person signing the return, childcare expense statement including the provider’s Tax ID number, bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of refund and Form 1099-INT for any checking or savings interest.
For more information, please contact Allison Urbanek, LakewoodAlive’s Housing Outreach Director, at 216-521-0655.