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KCPD offers free tax help all week

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Posted at 4:09 AM, Mar 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-09 06:30:47-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is offering free tax help all week long.

In partnership with AmeriCorps, MU Extension, and United Way the department is offering the help with no appointments necessary.

Taxpayers with an Adjusted Gross Income of $60,000 or less can get free tax preparation.

Before you go, you must bring the following items:

• Photo ID, Social Security cards for you, your spouse, and each of your dependent children
• Form W-2 for every job you or your spouse worked in 2019, 1099’s for security disability and social security supplement income.
• If you purchased health insurance through the Marketplace, bring your form 1095-A
• If you have a Marketplace granted health coverage exemption, bring your exemption certificate number
• A personal check if you want your refund directly deposited (for checking account & routing number)
• Your 2018 tax return (optional)

Free tax help is offered on a first come, first serve basis at the East Patrol Division at 2640 Prospect Avenue.

The times it's offered this week:

  • March 9: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • March 10: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • March 11: 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • March 12: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • March 13: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The volunteers are not trained to do business taxes, itemized taxes or capital gains and losses.

If you have any of those, see a paid tax preparer.