Free tax preparation help in Jackson

Those with low and moderate income can get help preparing and filing their taxes every Monday and Friday from Feb. 4 until April 11 at the Jackson County Senior Center in Sylva.  Monday hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Everyone is helped on a first-come, first-served basis and the service is free of charge.

Taxpayers should bring identification, their social security card or a statement from the government that includes their social security number, copies of their 2009 tax returns, any W-2s, 1099s, 1098s, and interest and dividend statements for 2010.

828.293.0074 or 828.586.4944.


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