Jackson County Civic Action Committee offering free tax prep to those making $57,000 or less

Tax season is right around the corner, and the Jackson County Civic Action Committee is ready to help people file their returns.

Anyone who makes $57,000 or less may take advantage of the Jackson County CAC’s VITA program.

The first day of e-file is February 12, 2021, but the agency will begin preparing returns this week.

In order to file you will need to provide the following information:

  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • Forms 1095-A, B and C, Health Coverage Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable
  • Economic Impact Payment (Recovery Rebate Credit) (you will need to provide the amounts for the 1st and 2nd deposit)

The group has multiple locations in South Mississippi:

Jackson County

Civic Action

Committee, Inc.

Terra Johnson

tejohnson@jccivicaction.org

7102 Hwy 98

Lucedale, MS

601-947-5989

George County

Mon, Wed. and Sat by appointment
Jackson County

Civic Action

Committee, Inc.

Denise Dunomes

ddunomes@jccivicaction.org

500 24th Street

Gulfport

Harrison County

228-284-6776

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday by appointment
Jackson County

Civic Action

Committee, Inc.

Hope Melton

hmott@jccivicaction.org

5343 Jefferson

St., Moss Point

Jackson County

228-471-1247

Mon thru Thursday 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m. to  1 p.m.
Mercy Housing & Human Development Tammy Evans

tevans@mhhd.org

1135 Ford St.

Gulfport

Harrison County

228-896-1945

Mon. & Wed

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Keesler AFB Violet Brantley

violet.brantley@us.af.mil

Sheila Alexander

shelia.alexander@us.af.mil

Airman & Family Readiness Office, Rm 134, Levitow Building

228-377-5311

First and Second Mondays:  0900 – 1500

Third and Fourth Mondays:  1600 – 1800

Tuesday thru Thursday:  0900 – 1500 and 1600 – 1900

Training Fridays:  1300- 1500

Non- training Fridays:  0900 – 1600

Sundays:  1300 – 1700

 

South Central Community Action Jolyn Winn

769.235.8224

jwinn@yoursccaa.com

115 First Avenue N. Magee, MS 39111

769.235.8224

TBD
Central Mississippi, Inc. (CMI) Rhonda Shelton

Rhonda Shelton rshelton@cmicsp.org

101 S. Central Avenue

Winona, MS  38967

(662) 283-4781 ext. 5004

TBD

 

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