Ivy Tech offers free tax filing assistance

BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington is offering free tax filing assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Volunteers are IRS-certified, and include Ivy Tech accounting students, faculty and staff.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. To find out if you qualify, visit irs.gov and search “VITA.”

Ivy Tech will be available for appointments from Feb. 2 to March 9, 2018. Ivy Tech is located at 200 Daniels Way on the west side of Bloomington.

To make an appointment, call (812) 332-1559 and ask to make a VITA appointment. Appointments are available on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Bring your prior year’s tax return to your appointment.