BENTON, Ark. (KTHV)- Central Arkansas Development Council is offering free electronic filing of tax returns by professionally trained volunteers.
CADC's 16 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs are located across central and south Arkansas. IRS Certified VITA/TCE volunteer preparers provide electronic filing of tax returns. Each site offers additional free services, including split refunds, debit cards, US Savings Bonds and financial literacy training.
The CADC EITC/Free Tax Preparation Program provides federal 1040 and state return filing. Most people will receive their federal refund within ten days. State returns come back faster.
Persons utilizing the sites should bring their family's Social Security cards, picture ID, W-2/1099s, a copy of last year's return, bank account information for direct deposit or splitting a refund to several accounts, and any other pertinent information.