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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 15, 2017

CONTACT: 
Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications
Monroe County Community College
1555 S. Raisinville Rd., Monroe, MI  48161
(734) 384-4207 (O), (419) 343-3063 (M)
jverkennes@monroeccc.edu 

 

MCCC PARTNERS WITH IRS TO PROVIDE
FREE VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE

MONROE, Mich. – Monroe County Community College has partnered with the Internal Revenue Service to provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for low- to moderate-income taxpayers who generally earn $54,000 or less and need assistance preparing their own tax returns.

IRS-certified volunteers will provide free, basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.  Individuals who would like to have their tax returns prepared by IRS-certified volunteers can schedule an appointment through the college’s VITA website at www.monroeccc.edu/taxassist.  An appointment is recommended but not required.  Those who possess basic computer skills can prepare their own federal and state tax returns with assistance, if needed, on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Children are not allowed in the tax preparation area and cannot be left unattended in the lobby.

Income tax preparation assistance will be available on Fridays through April 7 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Career Technology Center on MCCC’s Main Campus.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 S. Raisinville Rd. in Monroe.

Please refer to www.monroeccc.edu/taxassist for information on important documents to bring.

Tax preparation assistance is not available for returns for prior years.

About Monroe County Community College

Founded in 1964, Monroe County Community College is a public, two-year institution supported by tax monies from Monroe County, educational funds from the State of Michigan and student tuition.  

The college’s mission is to enrich and transform lives by providing opportunities and excellence in higher education.  The Main Campus is located at 1555 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, Mich., 48161, with easy access to Toledo and Detroit.  The Whitman Center is located at 7777 Lewis Ave.,Temperance, Mich., 48182, near the Ohio-Michigan Border.  Detailed information about MCCC is available at www.monroeccc.edu.
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