Osan offers tax prep assistance
OSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea -- The Osan Tax Center is scheduled to open to provide preparation and assistance services to all active-duty service members, retirees and family members at the Education Center here Feb. 1, 2016.
Osan volunteers will provide tax assistance at the Education Center, building 787 Room 8. The tax center opens Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. for appointments only.
Tax assistance will be available until April 15, which is the last day people can file their tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service.
The following documents are needed in order to file taxes:
-For married filing joint, both spouses must be present
-All Form W-2’s, 1099’s and 1095’s
-Information for other income
-Information for all deductions and credits
-A copy of last year’s tax return
-Proof of account for direct deposit of refund
-Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification notices/cards for you, your spouse, and/or dependents
-Proof of identification for yourself and/or your spouse
-Total paid to daycare provider and their tax ID number
-Birth dates for you, spouse and/or dependents on the return
-Proof of foreign status if applying for an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number
In order to prepare taxes, more than 20 volunteers attended a two-week course that consisted of tax software familiarization and filing for both physical and digital returns.
“We want make sure our Airmen have the right resources available to them to take one stress away from their time here,” said Senior Airman Marie Marasigan, 51st Fighter Wing general law paralegal and tax volunteer.
For more information on filing or to make an appointment, call the base Legal Office at 315-784-4595 or from a cell phone by dialing 0505-784-4595.