Free Tax Prep at United Way Ribbon Cutting

Free Tax Prep at United Way Ribbon Cutting
Set for Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host a Ribbon Cutting, presented by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, on January 31, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.  The event will be held at the Rutherford County Courthouse, located on the Historic Square in Murfreesboro, to mark the beginning of the United Way Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for 2017.  

The United Way VITA program is a free service that aids qualifying local residents in claiming their tax refund dollars. Beginning January 28, 2017, immediately following National Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day, the VITA sites at Patterson Park Community Center and the Smyrna Public Library will be open to individuals and families with a household income less than $64,000 annually.

Through the VITA program, residents can also file for free by visiting the Fifth Third Bank Financial Empowerment Mobile E-Bus. The 40-foot E-bus, equipped with 12 computers, will be stationed in front of the Historic Murfreesboro Courthouse on January 31, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m to assist residents in completing their taxes online.  

In 2016, $1.2 million was returned back into Rutherford and Cannon counties through the United Way VITA program.

For additional details about the VITA program, visit www.yourlocalvita.org or call United Way’s information and referral specialist line, 2-1-1.

 

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About United Way

United Way advances the common good by creating opportunities for a better life for all. United Way focuses on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done through giving, advocating, and volunteering.

 

Mission Statement

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties improves lives by advancing opportunities for education, health and financial stability for all.

 

Vision Statement

To be the primary community solutions leader for human services.

 

Contact

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is located at 3050 Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. For more information, please call (615) 893-7303 or visit www.yourlocaluw.org.