This news item expired on Sunday, February 3, 2013 so the information below could be outdated or incorrect.
Begins Saturday, February 2
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, in cooperation with the IRS, N.C. Dept. of Revenue, Council on Aging and Buncombe County Public Libraries is offering free tax preparations for taxpayers with low and moderate income, with special attention to those age 60 and older. For 2013, this service will be available from Saturday, February 2 through Monday, April 15 at various libraries in Buncombe County. Both Federal and N.C. State returns will be electronically filed for safe and accurate preparation and faster refunds.
LOCATIONS AND HOURS:
Pack Memorial Library
67 Haywood Street, Downtown Asheville, 250-4700
Monday 10 am – 4 pm
Wednesday 10 am – 4 pm
Saturday 10:30am - 3pm**VITA Tax Assistance
Free parking for the first hour at Civic Center Garage behind Pack Library
West Asheville Library
942 Haywood Road, 250-4750
Tuesday 9 am – 4 pm
41 North Main Street, 250-6482
Thursday 10 am - 4 pm (BEGINS IN MARCH)
Black Mountain Library
105 N Dougherty Street, 250-4756
Tuesday 10 am – 4 pm
Questions and requests for homebound individuals can be directed to the Buncombe County Council on Aging at 277-8288.
* No tax help at Weaverville in February due to library renovations. Tax help at this location will begin March 7.
**VITA tax assistance is provided by UNCA and will be Saturday from 10am-2pm at Pack Library. Saturday tax Assistance will end April 6.
TAXPAYERS SHOULD BRING THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS:
Social Security cards and Identifications for taxpayers and all dependents
Previous year’s (2011) tax return
W-2 forms from each employer
1099 forms for income from Social Security, Pension, Interest, Dividends, Brokers/Mutual Funds,
Miscellaneous Income, etc.
Any other tax forms or information for both income and expenses
Detailed list and receipts for Medical Expenses, Charitable Contributions, Real Estate Taxes,
Mortgage Interest, if claiming itemized deductions.
A blank check for direct deposit of any refund to your checking or savings account.