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2014 Tax Season

Federal Filing and Forms 2014

11510 Georgia Ave., Wheaton (2 blocks north of University Blvd.)
M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
202-283-8097 or 1-800-829-1040


Maryland Filing and Forms 2014

            Supplies are limited.

Westfield Wheaton South Building (on Veirs Mill Rd between University Blvd and Georgia Ave)
11002 Veirs Mill Rd, Suite 408
Wheaton, MD 20902
M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
301-949-6030 or 1-800-MD-TAXES (1-800-638-2937)

For Other States and DC 


Tax Preparation Help at the Libraries 

RSVP/AARP Tax-Aide Program
Free income tax preparation by trained volunteers for low-to-moderate income Montgomery County taxpayers – especially seniors 60 and over. Call 240-777-2577, Monday through Friday, 9:30 am - 3:00 pm to make an appointment.

Branch Schedule
Aspen Hill Thursdays, 10:30 am - 3:00 pm, February 6 through April 10.
Bethesda

Mondays, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm, February 3 through April 14; 10:30 am - 1:30 pm, March 3 and April 7; and no assistance on February 17, when the libraries are closed for Presidents' Day.

Chevy Chase Thursdays, 10:30 am - 5:30 pm, February 6 through April 10.
Davis Fridays, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, February 7 through April 11.
Gaithersburg Wednesdays, 10:30 am - 6:00 pm, February 5 through April 9.
Germantown Mondays, 10:30 am - 3:30 pm, February 10 through April 14, except February 17, when the libraries  are closed for Presidents' Day.  On Monday, March 10, 2014 sign language interpreters will be available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, call 240-777-2577.
Long Branch Wednesdays, 12:15 pm - 5:30 pm, February 5 through April 9; Saturdays, 10:30 am - 5:30 pm,       February 8 through April 12. 
Marilyn J. Praisner Wednesdays, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm, February 5 through April 9.
Poolesville Fridays, 10:30 am - 2:00 pm, February 7 through April 11.
Silver Spring Tuesdays, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, February 4 through April 15.
Wheaton Fridays, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm, February 7 through April 11.

Community Tax Aid  
Walk-in service only; no appointments; first come, first served.  For individuals with no more than $35,000 in income and families with no more than $51,000.

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance).  
Walk-in service only; no appointments.  Provides free tax preparation by IRS certified volunteers for families earning less than $51,000 annually.

  • Wheaton: Thursdays, 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm, February 6 through April 10, except March 20.

Tax Preparation Help at Other Locations 

RSVP/AARP Tax-Aide Locator
Free tax help to seniors and people with low-to-moderate incomes.  By appointment only.

Community Action Agency VITA 
Locations in Gaithersburg, Silver Spring, Rockville, and Wheaton. Provides free tax preparation by IRS certified volunteers for families earning less than $51,000 annually. Call 240-777-1123 to make an appointment or schedule an appointment online.

Community Tax Aid
Walk-in service only; no appointments. For individuals with no more than $35,000 in income and families with no more than $51,000.  St. Camillus Church, St. Francis International School, 1500 St. Camillus Drive, Sundays, 1 pm – 4 pm, January 27 to April 14, except February 17 and March 31.   

Federal IRS Tax Office
11510 Georgia Avenue, Wheaton.  For services at the Wheaton location, click on "Services Provided."

Maryland Taxpayer Service Office
Westfield Wheaton South Building, 11002 Veirs Mill Rd, Suite 408, Wheaton.  For assistance with Maryland forms only. Bring your completed federal return and all W-2 statements, supporting documents (i.e. 1099 statements etc.) and photo ID with you. No appointment is necessary. M-F 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. 


What to bring to a tax preparation help appointment

  • Last year’s Federal and State tax returns
  • All W2s, 1098s, 1099s, and other documents regarding income (interest, dividends, pensions, IRA disbursements, stock sales, mortgage, brokerage, student expenses, etc.)
  • Social Security or Railroad Retirement statements
  • Social Security cards, particularly for children. Or Individual Tax Identification Notices (ITIN) for each member of your family.
  • Basis for any stock sales (purchase date and cost)
  • Alimony received or paid for the year
  • If Married Filing Separately: spouse’s SSN; if spouse is itemizing expenses, bring concise list of spouse's expenses.
  • Concise list of expenses if you wish to itemize
  • Statement of annual child care expenses prepared by the child care provider and their tax ID
  • Property tax records
  • Estimated tax payments (Federal and State)
  • Photo IDs for adults (for example, driver's license, passport, age of majority card)
  • If you bought a new auto in 2013: the cost and the sales tax paid and the date of purchase
  • If you were a first-time home buyer in 2013: the purchase price and date of purchase

Tax volunteers are trained to do simple returns for those with low to moderate incomes.  They do not handle returns involving businesses with employees, K-1s, rentals, or extensive stock sales. 


General Information

Nolo's Legal Encyclopedia - Taxes and Audits
Very practical information on issues like saving your receipts, what to do if you haven't filed a return for a long time, handling audits. Also addresses small business filing concerns.

SmartMoney Tax Guide
Information site covering tax topics like how to treat capital gains, alternative minimum tax, estate taxes. Useful worksheets for tax calculations.

Yahoo Tax Center
A gateway with tax news, basics, and strategies.

 

Tax Tips in American Sign Language from the IRS

Sign language interpreters will be available by appointment only on the following dates and locations. To schedule an appointment, call 240-777-2577.

Germantown Library
Monday, March 10, 2014

UpCounty Regional Services Center
19200 Middlebrook Road
Germantown, MD 20874
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

See also the IRS ASL Channel on YouTube and the list of all ASL videos from the IRS.

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