Johnstown Independent

VITA tax prep help being offered

The Licking County Coalition for Housing (LCCH) will offer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA).

The times and locations of VITA services:

* 12:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Opportunity Links, 998 E. Main St., Newark, Appointments required.

* 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 19 and 26 at Warner Library at the Ohio State University's Newark campus. Appointments and walk-ins.

* 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 5 and 12 at Granville Public Library, 217 E. Broadway, Granville. Appointments required.

* 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at LCCH, 23 S. Park Place, Suite 200, Newark. Appointments required.

* 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at LCCH, 23 S. Park Place, Suite 200, Newark. Appointments and walk-ins (except on Feb. 22 and April 12).

Taxpayers must bring photo identification; taxpayers and dependents must bring their Social Security cards. Other information and materials to bring include routing and accounting numbers for direct deposit; W-2s, 1099s and any forms that show income, 1098T tuition form and student loan statements; childcare expense receipts; receipts for itemized deductions; any other tax forms; a copy of last year's tax return; your spouse. If filing jointly, both taxpayers must be present.

For more information call 740-345-1970, extension 224.