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Free tax help under way in Beaufort Co.

BEAUFORT CO., SC (WTOC) -

Residents in Beaufort and Jasper counties could be eligible for free help with their federal and state tax returns if they qualify.

Free tax preparation services are being offered by: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Beaufort County Human Services Alliance, and Beaufort County Together for Beaufort.

Tax preparers are VITA volunteers and IRS-trained and certified. For more information email  vitalowcountry@yahoo.com.

The free tax preparation schedule varies by location. Help will be offered through April 15.

Here are the start dates for free tax help at these locations:

  • Jan. 16 - United Way/Ridgeland
  • Jan. 17 - Beaufort Library, CBC Bank in Port Royal
  • Jan. 18 - Piggly Wiggly on Boundary Street in Beaufort
  • Jan. 22 - SCB&T on Boundary Street in Beaufort
  • Jan. 24 - Hilton Head Recreation Center, Goodwill in Bluffton
  • Jan. 26 - Lobeco  Library, USCB-Bluffton
  • Jan. 28 - Bluffton Library, St. Helena Library, Beaufort Library
  • Feb. 5  - Franciscan Center on St. Helena Island

Times and days for free tax preparation services vary by location. View the locations' schedules by going to www.vitalowcountry.org.

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