The higher education institution of Tusculum University is participating in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program for the seventh consecutive year. Fifteen students and seven community volunteers will be available from February 6 – April 13 to assist clients with their income tax return. The IRS certifies the preparers.
The days, times and locations for tax return preparation are:
*Mondays, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2343 Knob Creek Rd, Johnson City
*Thursdays, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Meen Center Rooms 001 and 005 on Tusculum’s campus in Greeneville
*Saturdays, 10 am- 2 pm, Washington County Library, 200 E Sabine Dr, Jonesborough
Appointments take place in person and last about 45 minutes, but more time is available if necessary. Clients should bring their W-2 and 1099 forms, dividend and interest statements, tax documents related to their small business or rental property and any other items required for a complete filing.
Amount those who might qualify for the program are:
*People who generally earn less than $59,000 a year
*Anyone older than 65
*People with disabilities
*Limited- English- speaking taxpayers
To schedule an appointment for tax return preparation services, please visit https://www.signupgenius.com/go/tuvita2023#/ or call Dr. Branstrator at (423) 636-7414. Additional information about the program is available at https://web.tusculum.edu/vita/