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It’s Tax Time: Free Filing Help Is Here

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2022-12-13T13:24:52+00:00 January 12, 2017|News|
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It’s Tax Time: Free Filing Help Is Here

  • Highline College Free Tax Preparation with image of Form 1040

Community members can get their taxes done for free, thanks to a partnership between United Way of King County and Highline College.

Households that make less than $64,000 are eligible, as long as tax returns do not involve business taxes, rental income, or sale of property or stocks.

This community service is available now through April 20 on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Highline College Outreach Center, Building 99, Room 251.

Participants will need to bring the following:

  • Social Security cards/individual tax identification numbers (ITINs) and birthdates for everyone who will be listed on the return.
  • Photo ID.
  • All tax statements, such as W-2 forms, 1099 forms and SSA-1099 forms.

Bringing bank account numbers, routing numbers and a copy of last year’s tax return is also highly recommended. Those participants filing returns with spouses must both be present to e-file.

No appointment is necessary. Those who arrive first will be served first. Services are provided by IRS-certified volunteers.

In addition to tax preparation, community members can sign up for health care and public benefits and access free credit reports.

Visit uwkc.org/taxhelp, email freetax@uwkc.org or call 800-621-4636.