EITC2k18_fa.jpg1199SEIU and the National Benefit Fund are offering free tax preparation to 1199SEIU members and their families. This program is a great opportunity to learn more about and use the Earned Income Tax Credit, a tax refund for low-to moderate income families.The program works with professional tax preparers at sites throughout several 1199 regions and helps members prepare their taxes free of charge.

Here is what you’ll need to file for the EITC and site locations, dates and times. Call the listed numbers for more information or log on to www.1199SEIUbenefits.org.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO BRING TO FILE FOR THE EITC:

• Your spouse. If you are filing a joint return your spouse must be present.
• Government-issued photo ID
• Social Security Card

• All applicable forms from 2016, including W-2, 1099, 1098-T, 1095- A, 1095-B/1095-C, 1098 and 1098-E.
• Tax Employer Identification Number and SSN of your child care provider if you are claiming child care expenses
• Sample check with routing number if you'd like direct deposit of your refund
• Amounts of any other income such as jury fees or gambling winnings
• A copy of last year’s tax returns

EITC SITE LOCATIONS:

DOWNSTATE NEW YORK & NEW JERSEY

Members in New Jersey and Downstate New York, including New York City,

Westchester County and Long Island can log on to www.1199SEIUbenefits.org for information about the EITC Program's free tax preparation site locations, hours of operation, contact information and other resources.

BUFFALO, NEW YORK
2421 Main Street, Suite 100;
Call (716) 982-0540, ext. 3721, or ext. 3722.

Feb. 1 – April 15:
(Off-sites only for the month of February)

Mon., 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.;
Tue., 12 noon – 5 p.m.;
Wed., 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.;
Thur., 12 noon – 5 p.m.;
Sat., 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

NORTH COUNTRY, NEW YORK

95 East Main Street, Gouverneur;
Call (315) 287-9013 ext. 11

Feb. 2 – Apr 13:
Mon., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.;
Thur., 4:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.;
Sat., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
259 Monroe Ave, Suite, 220, 2nd Fl.;
Call (585) 730-6433

Jan. 28 - Apr. 18:

Strong Memorial Hospital:
601 Elmwood Ave.; Tue., 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Jan. 30 – Feb. 12:
Tue., 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Union Office:
259 Monroe Ave., Suite 220;

Jan. 28 - Jan. 29:
Sat., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Jan. 30 - Feb. 12:
Thur., 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.;
Sat., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Feb. 13 - Mar. 26:
Tue., 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.;
Thur., 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Mar. 27 - April 16:
Tue., 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.;
Thur., 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.;
Sat., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Apr. 17 - Apr. 18 (last day to file):
Tue., 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

SYRACUSE, NEW YORK

1199SEIU Free Tax Center:
100 New St.
Syracuse, NY
Call (315) 424-1743 ext. 111

Feb. 1 - Apr. 18:
Mon. - Thur., 5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.;
Sat., 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND

611 North Eutaw Street;
Call (443) 449-2019 or BCC Tax.

Appointment Line (410) 234-8008,or log on to www.bmorefreetaxes.org

Feb. 1 - April 15:
Tue., Wed. & Thur., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.;
Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

MASSACHUSETTS

Call (877) 409-1199

Feb. 1 - Apr. 18:

Quincy: 108 Myrtle Street;
Mon., Tue. & Fri., 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.;
Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Springfield: 20 Maple Street;
Tue., 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.;
Thur., 12 noon – 6 p.m.;
Sat., 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.