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Free Volunteer Tax Assistance Sites Available in St. Lucie County

Free Volunteer Tax Assistance Sites Available in St. Lucie County

Free Volunteer Tax Assistance Sites Available in St. Lucie County

 

ST LUCIE COUNTY – Trained volunteers will be providing free tax preparation assistance at six locations, including three libraries, throughout St. Lucie County starting in January.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who make $57,000 or less. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. AARP tax help is free assistance that is targeted at low to moderate income taxpayers. While the focus is on taxpayers 60 or older, the volunteers don’t turn anyone away because of age.

Assistance will be offered at the following locations:

VITA:

  • Mustard Seed Ministries (Fort Pierce), 3130 South US 1, Fort Pierce: Jan. 25 through April 12 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. By appointment only. For more information call: 211.
  • Mustard Seed Ministries (Port St. Lucie), 8311 South US 1, Port St. Lucie: Feb. 7 through April 6 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. – noon. Walk-ins and appointments. For more information call: 211.
  • Kilmer Branch Library, 101 Melody Lane, Fort Pierce: Feb. 5 through April 11 (closed Feb. 26) on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. By appointment only. For more information: 211.
  • Indian River State College, 3209 Virginia Ave. (Building Y), Fort Pierce: Feb. 10 through March 24 (closed Mar. 17) on Thursdays from 2 to 7 p.m. Walk-ins.

AARP

  • Lakewood Park Branch Library, 7605 Santa Barbara Drive, Fort Pierce: Feb. 2 through April 9 on Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Walk-ins.
  • Morningside Branch Library, 2410 Morningside Blvd., Port St. Lucie: Feb. 2 through April 12 on Tuesdays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to noon. Walk-ins.

A list of potential paperwork that residents will need to bring to have their federal taxes prepared include: Proof of identification, Social Security numbers, birth dates of family members, property tax bills, all income documents, including wage and earning statement(s) W-2, W-2G, 1099-R from all employers; interest and dividend statements from banks (forms 1099-Div); a copy of last year’s federal and state returns (if available); health care expenses; donation receipts and bank routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit.

Volunteers at all of the sites have been trained by the Internal Revenue Service. For more details about this program visit: www.irs.gov.

For IRS help contact: IRS Taxpayer Assistance Center, 7410 South US Highway 1, Port St. Lucie at 772-340-5606

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