Did you know that free tax preparation is available in Athens?
Two programs to choose from:
Georgia United Credit Union is partnering once again with UGA’s College of Family and Consumer Sciences to offer free tax preparation for low- and middle-income individuals through their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This year’s VITA site will be located at Georgia United Credit Union’s 190 Gaines School Road branch. Sessions are now available on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, through April 13, and on Saturdays through April 19. For a complete list of available dates and times or to make an appointment, please visit https://gucu.org/membership/vita-tax-prep. For those without internet access, phone reservations may also be made at 706-227-5400, ext. 6486.
The Hancock Community Development Corporation, located at 300 Henderson Ext., is also offering free tax preparation. For more information, please visit http://hancockcdc.org or call 706-546-1154. After doing your taxes you may decide it’s time to revise exemptions. Complete the following forms and drop off with Jan Hudson in Room 222: Federal Withholding Allowance Certificate: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw4.pdf Georgia Withholding Allowance Certificate: http://dor.georgia.gov/sites/dor.georgia.gov/files/related_files/document/TSD_Employees_Withh olding_Allowance_Certificate_G4.pdf