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Free Tax Preparation Event

This year, KRM is partnering with the Louisville Asset Building Coalition to provide on-site, free tax preparation to the refugee and immigrant community. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program event will be held at KRM’s Louisville office on February 5th. Details are below.

Louisville Asset Building Coalition provides free tax preparation services to low-moderate-income individuals and families. Tax returns are prepared by by trained and IRS certified volunteers at local community organizations.

When & Where

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
11:00 am to 6:00 pm
No appointment needed
KRM, 969-B Cherokee Rd, Louisville, KY 40204

Interpretation available

11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Swahili, Kinyarwanda, French, Spanish, Tigrinya, Arabic, Chin, Burmese, Dari, and Somali

12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.: Nepali and Hindi


Items to bring to the VITA Site for Tax Preparation:

(You can also find this list at the Louisville Asset Building Coalition website.)

Valid Proof of identification: (all forms of identification must be current, have a picture and include a date of birth)
– Driver’s License
– State ID
– Student ID
– Prison ID
– Passport
– Government issue ID
– Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents

Acceptable forms for proof of Social Security Number:
– Social Security Card
– Medicare Card (red, white & blue card)
– print out from Social Security office
– Social Security Statement
– Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return

Wage and earning statement(s): Form W-2, W-2G, 1099

Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

A copy of last year’s Federal and State returns, if available

Bank Routing Numbers and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit

Total paid for day care provider and the day care provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security Number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number)

To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Tuition statement (1098T) and statement of account from education institution.

List of everyone in the household who had health insurance coverage and the specific dates that they had coverage

1095 A, B. C – Health Care Coverage


spread the word

We invite you to join the Facebook event to invite anyone you know who would benefit from this free tax preparation and language support.