Free Income Tax Assistance For Veterans Posted March 12, 2014 by Abby Reynolds

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Columbus, OH (March 12, 2014) –On Saturday, March 29, Military Veteran Resource Center (MVRC) will provide free income tax filing assistance for military veterans.

MVRC, in partnership with the Ohio Benefit Bank, offers free electronic filing for federal, state and school district taxes. In addition, the program can help veterans apply for student financial aid, veteran’s education benefits, nutrition and childcare assistance, health coverage and more.

The Columbus headquarters are located at 1395 E. Dublin-Granville Rd, Suite 350. The Veterans Tax Day will run from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Veterans should schedule an appointment by calling 614-230-0662 before March 24. They then will receive an informational package to help them prepare for the filing process.

Those who do not bring necessary documentation will not be able to file. Veterans will need to bring a photo ID, their DD-214 (or other evidence of military service) and their income tax records. A full list of required documents is available at http://www.ohiobenefits.org/documents.php.

Military Veteran Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides personalized career services for veterans who served honorably. For more information: 614-230-0662

The Ohio Benifit Bank is a program of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. In addition to tax assistance, through the Ohio Benefit Bank, Ohio families can access food, healthcare, childcare and home energy assistance. For more information: 1-800-648-1176.

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Contact:

Ashley Brewster

Military Veterans Resource Center

614-230-0662

ashley.brewster@milvetsrc.org