Free tax prep services offered at Corporate College West

Cuyahoga Community College will again offer free personal income tax filing service at Corporate College West in Westlake in 2015. The tax clinic is open to qualified taxpayers filing a simple return with a 2014 earned income of less than $60,000.

Walk-in assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis between 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from Feb. 4 through April 1 (closed March 11). The tax clinic will be held in Room 203 of Corporate College West, located at 25425 Center Ridge Road.

Returns will be prepared and filed by IRS-certified tax preparers and completed while the taxpayer waits. All returns will be screened for eligibility for the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit.

To qualify for the service, taxpayers must have a 2014 earned income of less than $60,000 and must be filing a simple return. Services may be available to assist with Schedule D, 1099-C and 1099-A, as well as Schedule C, self-employed individuals with less than $5,000 in business expenses, no employees and no inventory.

Participants must bring a current photo ID; Social Security cards for each adult and child listed on the return; all 2014 tax documents, including income statements; support for any deductions and credits being sought; health care verification; prior year tax returns; and bank account and routing numbers to arrange direct deposit of any refund. Those filing jointly must both be present if e-filing.

For more information, call 216-987-0606 or go to

John Horton

Media relations at Cuyahoga Community College

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Volume 7, Issue 3, Posted 9:47 AM, 02.03.2015