PISCATAWAY, NJ - We are happy to announce that VITA will be providing free tax assistance at the Westergard Branch beginning in February. Appointments will be offered from February 6 through April 13.

All NJ residents with a 2016 income less than $64,000 are eligible for FREE tax preparation from United Way. This free tax preparation will help eligible taxpayers claim important tax credits and refunds, including the Earned Income Tax Credit, Premium Tax Credit, Child/Childcare Credit, and more. There are three options for free tax preparation:

Option 1: On-Site Tax Preparation. By appointment only. Appointments may last up to 2 hours. (Wednesdays and Thursdays only)

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Option 2: Off-Site Tax Preparation. By appointment only. Appointments last approximately 10-15 minutes for drop-off and pick-up. (Mondays and Fridays only)

Option 3: Online. File for free with H&R Block via www.myfreetaxes.com (Any time, 24 hours a day)

We will begin scheduling appointments Monday, January 9. To schedule an appointment, call the Westergard Branch at 732-752-1166 ext 12 and speak to Robin.