• Felecia Gilmore-Long

CDC of Tampa Begins a New Tax Season Assisting Families through VITA

On February 6, 2018 CDC of Tampa once again opened its doors to Hillsborough County families interested in having their federal taxes prepared for FREE!

CDC of Tampa is honored to serve as one of 12 free tax sites in Hillsborough County that are supported by the Internal Revenue Service and United Way Suncoast.

IRS-certified volunteers will be preparing federal tax returns at CDC of Tampa's Hillsborough Avenue location every Tuesday and Wednesday night (6:00 - 8:00 pm) from now until Wednesday, April 11th.

Key Information

Address: 1907 East Hillsborough Avenue | Tampa, FL 33610

Appointments: No appointment required. Walk-ins are welcome on a

first-come, first-served basis.

Must Haves: All tax clients must bring their Social Security card,

government identification, and Social Security cards

for any dependents.

For more: https://www.cdcoftampa.org/free-tax-prep

"Last tax season, we prepared 251 tax returns--a new record for our site. These 251 returns yielded more than $300,000 in tax refunds to Hillsborough families," said Stephen Ponzillo, CDC of Tampa's Director of Communications & Partnerships.

Just over $130,000 from these refunds was the result of the Earned Income Credit—a refundable tax credit for low- to moderate-income working individuals and couples, particularly those with children.

Ponzillo added, "We couldn't be more grateful to our corporate and community volunteers who drive this entire program. They are ready to make 2018 our most impactful season yet! Special thanks goes to our volunteers from Suncoast Credit Union, University of Tampa and the National Association of Black Accountants - Tampa Bay Professional Chapter."


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