Tax Preparation

Lake Space Technical School Monetary Providers Program Prepared for Revenue Tax Preparation | Native information

Starting Tuesday afternoon, Lake Area Technical College Financial Services Advanced Tax Class students will begin preparing income tax returns as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program they have been doing for over 30 years. The program offers free income tax preparation to those who meet the program guidelines. Financial service provider Lorna Hofer ……

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Hofer said the coursework prepares the students well, but they also need to pass a rigorous national VITA certification exam before the enrollment season. She said the students really look forward to attending….

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Instructor Kerry Stager says 18 students will take part in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

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Stager says that once the tax returns are completed they will go through a quality review process …

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Horner says things will be a little different this year due to COVID …

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This year’s program takes place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays starting Tuesday, February 2 through Saturday, March 13, on the Lake Area Tech campus. Tuesday hours are from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ;; Thursday hours are from 12pm to 3pm; and Saturday hours are 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. All services are held in Lake Area Tech in Room 430. The VITA service is free of charge and is accessible.

All taxpayers must bring:

  • Main Taxpayer (and Spouse) Photo ID – Required by IRS
  • Social Security Cards for everyone on your return – required by the IRS.
  • Tax forms and other tax information you have received.
  • Copy of last year’s tax return (if possible)
  • Check / savings account information if you are getting a refund and want to make a direct deposit (It is best to bring an actual check to verify the correct information.)

For more information, visit the Lake Area Tech VITA Tax Prep Facebook page: @LATVITATaxPrep, or Individuals / preparation of the tax return for you by volunteers.

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