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St. Mary Community Action Agency providing free tax filing preparation

Posted at 2:47 PM, Jan 29, 2020

St. Mary Community Action Agency is once again providing free tax filing preparation. Appointments are currently being secured. For more information or to set up an appointment please call 337-828-5703. Tax appointments will begin Monday February 3, 2020. Appointment Days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Locations are:

St. Mary Community Action Agency, 1407 Barrow Street, Franklin

St. Mary Neighborhood Service Center, 4014 Chennault Street, Morgan City

Items necessary include:

· W-2s or Form 1099 (no last check stub will be accepted

· Social Security Cards (for taxpayer and any dependents being claimed)

· Birth Certificates (for all dependents being claimed)

· Photo ID

· Property Taxes

· Child Care Expenses

· Any other tax related documents

St. Mary CAA is providing these services as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). We will help prepare basic 2019 tax returns for individuals, low-income families and seniors FREE of charge.

You may also be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The Earned Income Tax Credit helps make a difference in the lives of hard-working families and individuals. You may qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) if your earned Income and adjusted gross income (AGI) meet the requirements.

For more information on qualifying for the EITC, call 1-800-TAX-1040 or go to

Note: All Tax Return Services are done in complete confidentiality

"St. Mary CAA/Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Provider & Lender"

Auxiliary aids/services available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

TDD # or Relay Service Number 1-800-947-5277