UPDATE, MARCH 13: All KCPD community events have been suspended because of social distancing recommendations from health experts surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. This includes the free tax preparation. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause.
UPDATE: A new location and dates have been added. KCPD also will now offer free tax preparation from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 16-20 at the Seton Center, 2816 E. 23rd St. Additional details are below:
KCPD is working with dedicated partners to provide free tax preparation services for community members who could not otherwise afford it. With the help of AmeriCorps, the University of Missouri Extension Office and United Way, the department will offer tax preparation throughout February and March at four different locations.
Taxes will be prepared on a first come, first served basis: there are no appointments. Please bring all documentation needed to file your tax returns. Tax preparation volunteers are not trained to do business taxes, itemized taxes, or capital gains/losses. You should see a paid tax preparer for tax situations.
Who can get Free Tax Preparation?
Taxpayers with an Adjusted Gross Income of $60,000 or less can get Free Tax Preparation
Be sure to 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)
In 2019, did you…
Receive unemployment compensation? Bring your Form 1099G
Pay for child care? Bring the total you paid for child care expenses and the name, address, and Tax ID/Social Security Number of the child care provider
Pay student loan interest? Bring the total of the student loan interest you paid
Pay for tuition? Bring Form 1098 for you, your spouse, and/or dependent children