Meriden Public Library, 105 Miller St., is hosting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program through Saturday, April 12. V.I.T.A., which is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, provides free help to taxpayers who cannot afford professional assistance or who have tax questions. Assistance in preparing Connecticut state tax forms will also be available.
Call (860) 612-3983 to make an appointment.
The sessions will all take place in Meriden Public Library’s Marion Cook Room. The schedule is as follows: Mondays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 3, Feb. 10, Feb. 24; Wednesdays from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb.19, Feb. 26, March 5, March 12, March 19, March 26, April 2, April 9; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1, Feb. 8, Feb. 15, Feb. 22, March 1, March 8, March 15, March 22, March 29, April 5, April 12.
V.I.T.A. volunteers alert taxpayers to special credits and deductions for which they may be eligible. People interested in attending the V.I.T.A. program can stop in the library and pick up a list of the necessary documents you will need to bring. Contact the Community Services Department at (203) 630-6349 for information.