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SU Law Center hosting 'free' Earned Income Tax Day, January 26 - 1/26/2013 -

The Southern University Law Center is hosting a free tax preparation day by the Internal Revenue Service called Earned Income Tax Day.

The event will be held Saturday, January 26, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Law Center.

Who is eligible? Persons that worked in 2012, had children living with them and earned less than $51,000, could be eligible for EITC of up to $5,900. Individuals without children also may qualify.

Returns are filed electronically, and if taxpayer chooses to have the refund sent via direct deposit to a bank, it can get your refund in 7 to 10 days.

Taxpayers should bring a picture ID, Social Security cards for all names on the return, all earning statements, daycare receipt, voided check for direct deposit, receipts for any credit or deduction normally claim on the taxpayer's return, copy of last year's return if possible, declaration page from homeowner's insurance, and school expenses for children (tuition, supply fee, and uniform expense).

 

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