Quinnipiac accounting students to offer free tax help

HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH)–If you need help filing your taxes, some Quinnipiac students are ready. QU accounting students are offering free tax return help, which is available to taxpayers with an annual income of $54,000 or less.

The sessions will take place at Keefe Community Center in Hamden on Thursdays until April from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

No appointments are necessary. Before you head to one of the sessions, make sure you have all of the right documents with you.

Required Documents:

-Proof of identification and birth dates for family members;
-Social Security cards or individual taxpayer ID number for family members;
-Documentation for all income from work, social security or pensions, including W-2, 1099-R and 1099-Misc forms;
-Documentation for all income from interest, dividends and capital gains, including 1099-INT, 1099-DIV and 1099-B forms;
-Total amount paid for mortgage interest and real estate taxes;
-Total amount paid for child and dependent care (must bring day care provider’s address and tax ID number;
-Health insurance exemption certificate, if received;
-All 1095 forms and health insurance statements;
-Other deductions, including property taxes paid to town or city;
-Education expenses and student loan payments;
-Bank routing and account numbers to direct deposit refunds;
-A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available.
T-o file a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

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