NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- The last day for free tax assistance by TCE, the Tax Counseling for the Elderly program and VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance conducted at the New Rochelle Public Library will be Tuesday, April 18th. Trained AARP volunteer counselors will be available every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, through April 18th. The sessions are held in the library’s Meeting Room and on the stage of the Theater, except during school vacation days, (April 11th and 13th), when they will be held in the Community Gallery. Tax filers are advised to arrive early, as they will meet with a tax advisor on a drop-in, first-come, first-served basis. The library opens at 9:00 am on these days. The TCE tax assistance program is free. Tax preparers have all the necessary forms to complete e-filing.
Participants must bring with them last year’s return and supporting documentation, as well as an official photo identification and a social security card, or other comparable documentation.
When applicable, the following should also be brought to the session: W-2 and W-2P forms from each employer, if a salary was earned; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 form if Social Security benefits were received; all 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-misc., etc.) showing interest and/or dividends and original purchase price of sold assets; 1099R form from the payer of your pension or annuity; all forms indicating federal income tax paid; childcare provider information (name, employer ID, Social Security number); and Social Security numbers for all dependents.