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WKCTC to Host Free Tax Preparation Workshops
By West Kentucky Star Staff
PADUCAH, KY - West Kentucky Community and Technical College will host a series of free tax preparation workshops using the college’s self-assist Web site beginning February 3.

According to a news release, the free workshops are open to the public, and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday beginning February 3 and ending April 14 from 1:00 - 3:00 pm in the Emerging Technology Center, Room 112.

WKCTC representatives, who are certified IRS facilitators, will provide basic assistance to taxpayers with preparing 2014-15 taxes by teaching them how to use WKCTC’s self-assist Web site myfreetaxes.com. Visitors can file online for free with the help of a facilitator and save money when filling taxes in the future.

Individuals do not have to come to campus to utilize the free site; it can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection. Electronic filing and direct deposit are free. Return time is estimated at seven to fourteen days.

Anyone attending the free workshops should bring:

ID

W-2 form or forms

self-employment income

interest earned, other income

2013 tax returns

Social Security information

income of household members

direct deposit information (for return)

expenses (example, tuition, etc.)

any statements mailed to you for tax purposes (example, SSA, 1099)


WKCTC representatives are trained in handling basic returns only. To determine if you have a basic return, or for more information about the workshops, please contact Teddy Mays at (270) 534-3253, teddy.mays@kctcs.edu.

Published 02:05 PM, Monday Jan. 26, 2015
Updated 12:56 PM, Monday Jan. 26, 2015

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