Tax season can be one of the most stressful times of the year for people who do not have the resources to have their taxes done professionally. Those who cannot use a computer tax program due to eyesight or lack of knowledge often feel they are missing out on advantages that they should get when they do their taxes. The city of Pittsburgh is aware of the problem and has developed a program that can help you.
What Free Tax Preparation Day Does
This single day allows you to get your taxes done at no cost to you. You will have to collect all of the necessary data like income, retirement income, taxes paid in 2015, and tax forms. The good news for you is that if you are totally confused about what to bring then just bring it all and professionals who understand the tax mystery will help you sort out what you need.
Who Will Do Your Taxes
People from the area who have experience as accountants worked in the tax preparation field, and even worked for the Internal Revenue Service will be available for one day to help you file your taxes. These are qualified experts who understand your tax situation regardless of the complexity of your taxes. The experts cannot guarantee that you will get a large refund, but they will do their best to get you all of the advantages that you are entitled to.
How do you qualify for the Free Tax Preparation Day?
You must be a resident of the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. There are income limits, but the majority of low income and moderate income families and individuals can qualify for the program. The Free Tax Preparation Day is held at the Carnegie Library on Saturday, February 25th from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and you must arrange transportation. You can call the city at 2-1-1 to schedule a tax preparation session and to find out more about the program and how you can qualify.
Take the stress out of your taxes by taking advantage of the Free Tax Preparation Day that the City of Pittsburgh is providing in March. You pay nothing and get your taxes done in a day.