Free tax preparation available

Jan. 30—GREENSBURG — Beginning February 7, First Baptist Church of Greensburg, 209 W. Washington Street, is offering free tax services for qualifying Decatur County residents.

Through a grant from the Decatur County Community Foundation, volunteers are available to file your taxes only if you have made $66,000 or less in wages for 2022. Services are not available to residents who have owned or sold rental property or a business and those who have had more then $25,000 in business expenses or losses.

To use the free service, you must provide the following:

A valid photo ID or driver's license (for the taxpayer and spouse, if applicable);

Social Security cards or ITIN cards for each person on the return;

A copy of last year's tax return;

W2 forms from all employers during 2022;

Interest and dividend statements for 2022;

Health insurance forms 1095-A, B and C for 2022;

All 1099 forms received, including 1099 SSA from Social Security and 1099G unemployment statements;

IRS letters 6419, 1444C, 6475 or any correspondence from the IRS or INDOR;

Real estate property tax receipts;

Total rent paid in 2022 along with your landlord's name and address;

Bank routing number and account number for direct deposit; and,

Child care receipts along with the provider's address and Social Security number.

Educational credits are limited to tuition fees and fees exceeding scholarships.

CDC health/masking guidelines apply during your appointment, and children are not allowed during appointments.

To make an appointment, which is required, call 812-614-5566 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Appointments begin February 7 and are available from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays.

A drop-off option is available.

Contact Bill Rethlake at 812-651-0876 or email