Every year, Edmonds Community College offers free income tax return preparation and e-filing to US citizens and residents with incomes of less than $49,000. This service is sponsored by an IRS program called Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). Volunteers are taught using IRS training guidelines and are IRS certified to provide confidential tax preparation to qualified taxpayers.
Last year, Edmonds Community College helped more than 400 campus and community members file their tax returns.
Confidential tax return preparation will be offered on a drop-in basis from Feb. 7-March 15 and again, April 3-13 in Mountlake Terrace Hall 212, Edmonds Community College, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. No tax preparation will be done during spring break, March 17-April 2. Assistance in several languages will be available.
Here’s what to bring to get help with a tax return:
Tax forms will be provided.