White Castle VITA to assist in income tax preparation

Staff reports

White Castle VITA will provide free IRS-approved tax preparation for working families in that area of the parish.

VITA is located at 55035 Cambre Street. The telephone number to reach for an appointment is 225-716-4236.

Eligible parties for this assistance are low to moderate income families who earn less that $49,000 in 2010 and had dependent children living with them in 2010. Earned income tax credit possible is up to $5,000 or more.

Returns are filed electronically, or if you choose to send your refund via direct deposit to a bank, the refund can be sent in 7-10 days.

Call to find out what information you must bring to the appointment.