Coastal Bend College - Alice is offering free tax preparation services through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Members of the community with household incomes of $66,000 or less are eligible to receive free basic tax preparation services. Free tax preparation services will be provided until the deadline of April 18.

The hours of operation are:

Coastal Bend College Alice– 704 Coyote Trail, Room 206A

Open Monday – Thursday 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. Contact Crissy Hernandez at 866-891-2981 ext. 3060.

To help accurately determine EITC eligibility and prepare their returns, taxpayers should bring:

Government-issued photo identification Valid Social Security cards for the taxpayer, spouse and dependents Birthdates for primary, secondary and dependents on the tax return Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099) Forms 1095-a B or C Affordable Care Act Statement A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available Bank routing numbers and account numbers if requesting direct deposit Proof of daycare expenses paid in 2017 including provider’s name, address and Federal ID number If married and filing jointly, both spouses must be present Questions regarding CBC’s free tax preparation services should be directed to CBC’s Associate Professor of Accounting Lupita Ramirez at (361)354-2505 or via email at gramirez@coastalbend.edu.