How to get your taxes done for free

How to get your taxes done for free

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Volunteers are providing free basic income tax return preparation starting this week, as long as the taxpayer meets some requirements.

The United Way of Horry County and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) are offering the service to anyone who makes $53,000 or less, as well as those with disabilities, the elderly, and those who speak limited English. They will also help those 60 years old and up with questions about pensions and retirement-related issues unique to seniors.

Taxpayers should bring all W-2 and 1099 forms, information for all deductions credits, a proof of account for direct deposit o the refund, and a social security card or taxpayer ID card.

Tax professionals will be at the following locations through tax season:

Conway Library: 801 Main St., Conway

Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Chapin Memorial Library: 400 14th Ave. N., Myrtle Beach

Wednesdays: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Surfside Beach Library: 410 Surfside Drive, Surfside Beach

Tuesdays: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Coastal Carolina University: E. Craig Wall Building, Room 204

Tuesdays: 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. and Thursdays: 2 p.m. – 7 p.m. / except for the week of March 9-13 because of spring break

Little River Goodwill: 2321 Highway 9 E, Longs

Wednesdays: 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

No returns can be started within one hour of closing time.

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