Tax assistance will be available to seniors 60 years of age and older at the Geauga County Department on Aging’s Chardon Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Dr., Chardon almost every weekday from Feb. 1 through April 7. Tax assistance will be available from Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) trained and certified personnel. Tax preparers will be using the electronic E-filing method. Volunteers who help prepare taxes will need two forms of identification from each taxpayer who is receiving tax assistance. You will have the option to have your refund deposited directly into the bank account of your choice.
Start gathering your 2016 tax information (end of the year social security statements, tax forms, bank statements, receipts, W2’s, etc.) for the upcoming tax season. Also bring your 2015 tax return for comparison. Tax appointments are scheduled first come first serve. To schedule an appointment call 440-279-2130, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.