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Cook County VITA Tax Drop-off and Pick-up Sites Open Starting Tuesday, February 2nd

Jan 30, 2021 10:34AM ● By Editor

From the Cook County Extension Office - January 29, 2021

What to bring to your local VITA Tax site when getting free help with your taxes

  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents 
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • Forms 1095-A, B and C, Health Coverage Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

Drop Off/ Pick Up Tax Services

Locations                                           Days                    Times

Tofte Town Hall                                 Tuesdays            9:00 a.m. to Noon

CC Community Center                   Tuesdays           9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Grand Portage Post Office            Every Day

Questions:  Contact CC Extension at 387-3015.