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


7102 Hwy 98

Lucedale, MS


George County

Mon, Wed. and Sat by appointment
Jackson County

Civic Action

Committee, Inc.

Denise Dunomes


500 24th Street


Harrison County


Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday by appointment
Jackson County

Civic Action

Committee, Inc.

Hope Melton


5343 Jefferson

St., Moss Point

Jackson County


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


1135 Ford St.


Harrison County


Mon. & Wed

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Keesler AFB Violet Brantley


Sheila Alexander


Airman & Family Readiness Office, Rm 134, Levitow Building


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



115 First Avenue N. Magee, MS 39111


Central Mississippi, Inc. (CMI) Rhonda Shelton

Rhonda Shelton rshelton@cmicsp.org

101 S. Central Avenue

Winona, MS  38967

(662) 283-4781 ext. 5004



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