If you made under $51,000 in 2012 you can have your taxes prepared for free, courtesy of the Lorain Public Library System's Main Library.
Volunteers from the Lorain County Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition (EITC) will provide this free service for federal and state income tax filing at the main branch in Lorain.
The Earned Income Tax Credit is a federal tax credit for low- to moderate-income workers. This credit can be worth up to $475 for an individual and $5,891 for a worker with three or more qualifying children.
Preregistration is required; call the main library at 440-244-1192 or 1-800-322-READ, ext. 450.
Who: Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library and the Lorain County Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition
What: Free federal and state income tax filing services
- Saturdays, February 2 and 9 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Tuesdays, February 5, 12, 19 and 26; March 5, 12, 19 and 26; April 2 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Wednesdays, Feb. 6, 20 and 27; March 6, 13, 20 and 27; April 3 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Wednesday, Feb. 13 from 1 p.m – 6 p.m.
Where: Lorain Public Library System’s Main Library, 351 W. Sixth Street, Lorain
Coalition members include the Lorain County Labor Agency; the Lorain County Metropolitan Housing Authority; the United Way of Greater Lorain County; the Ohio Benefit Bank; El Centro de Servicios Sociales; IRS; the Elyria Public Library System; Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.