Free E-File income tax preparation

Sites across Kan. will start offering free help Monday, January 27th.

The largest site offering help is the Docking State Office Building, 915 S.W. Harrison St., Room 163.

The volunteers on site are IRS trained and certified. They will help complete electronically filed Federal and State income tax returns and limited Kansas Homestead Claims and Property Tax Relief Claims.

This program is for low and moderate income people, generally making less than $58,000.

The items to take with you when filing are:

  • A copy of last year’s federal and state income tax return, if they have one
  • Photo identification for the taxpayer and their spouse
  • Birth dates and social security cards, or a social security letter with the full number, for the taxpayer, spouse and any children in the household born before Dec. 31, 2013
  • Birth dates and social security cards, or a social security letter with the full number, for the taxpayer, spouse and any children in the household born before Dec. 31, 2013
  • Wage and earning statements such as W-2 forms from all employers, W-2G gambling income, and 1099(R) from pension, annuity, retirement or profit-sharing plans, IRAs, and insurance contract distributions, interest and dividend statements from banks (form1099 INT), unemployment insurance benefit statements received any time in 2012 (1099-G), and all other 1098 and 1099 forms
  • Statements received from a mortgage company during 2013
  • College expense information for college students
  • Other relevant information about income and expenses such as total amount paid for day care and the day care provider’s federal identifying number, and any notices sent to the taxpayer by the IRS in 2012        Workers with Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINS) should bring the ITIN card sent to them by the IRS
  • Those wanting to use direct deposit for their refund should bring a check from the account where they want the money deposited

The Docking site will be open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

No appointment is required, but help will be provided on a first come first serve basis.

For more information call the Kansas Dept. of Revenue at 785-368-8222.

 

 

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