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Free tax help available
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Free tax help is available from the Newton High School Future Business Leaders of America Chapter, in conjunction with the Atlanta Food Bank and the Internal Revenue Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE) programs.

The service is offered from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Room 9 at Newton High School, 140 Ram Drive.

Students and advisers have been trained and certified to prepare and submit tax forms online for taxpayers whose gross income is under $48,000.

Taxpayers must bring the following:

- A valid photo identification (you and your spouse, if filing jointly)

- One of the following for you, your spouse and any other person listed on your tax return:

- Social Security Number card or letter

- Adoption Taxpayer Identification Number (ATIN) card or letter

- Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) card or letter (You must have been issued an ITIN by IRS to qualify for e-file)

- 2009 tax return

- All W-2 Forms for 2010. Joint returns require both filers to be present to sign the return.

- Voided check or savings account number to direct deposit your refund (This is optional, but allows you to get your refund fast)

Taxpayers should bring the following documents if applicable:

- Form 1098- Mortgage Interest, property taxes, closing statement.

- Form 1099-DIV, G, INT, Q, R, RRB, SSA, for 2010

- If you had child care or dependent care expenses, please bring the name, address, and tax ID or SSN/ITIN of the care provider

- Form 1098-T or 1098-E or for educational expenses

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