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Heart of West Michigan United Way offering free tax prep and filing this month

If you need help filing your taxes, the United Way is putting on multiple "Community Tax Days" this month.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Tax season is here and it can be very overwhelming. If you or anyone you know needs assistance filing or can't afford to file, a community event put on each year by Heart of West Michigan United Way may be able to help. 

Community Tax Days is a free tax filing event put on by Heart of West Michigan United Way. There are multiple chances for qualified community members to get help filing their taxes and send in all the necessary documents for free. To qualifying, individuals and families must have a household income of $56,000 or less.  

IRS-trained and certified volunteers are available at Community Tax Days to help people receive their returns and Earned Income Tax Credits. 

Here's a rundown of when and where the Community Tax Days are happening:

Steelcase University
901 44th St. SE in Grand Rapids
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 3 – 8 p.m.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 3- 8 p.m.

Cherry Health’s Heart of the City Health Clinic
100 Cherry Street SE in Grand Rapids
Saturday, February 8, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Grand Rapids International Fellowship
3765 Kalamazoo Ave SE in Grand Rapids
Saturday, February 22, 10 a.m. to 3 pm.

Appointments are not needed for these events, but United Way asks that attendees arrive no later than an hour before closing and have all required documents. 

For more information, Grand Rapids residents can call 211 or visit www.hwmuw.org/kctcc.

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