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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :
Wednesday, February 11, 2009

CITY OF LITTLE ROCK REMINDS TAXPAYERS OF FREE TAX PREPARATION SITES

(Wednesday, February 11, 2009) – The Earned Income Tax Credit Super Saturday was an overwhelming success. But City of Little Rock officials want to remind taxpayers that it was not the only opportunity for free tax preparation for Federal and State income taxes.

Eleven sites in Pulaski County are open for free tax preparation. “Many people do not realize that this service is available,” noted Little Rock City Director Ken Richardson. “It is free, and there are eleven sites in the County—seven of those are within the Little Rock city limits, it is near to almost any resident.”

Each of the sites offers e-file options for both Federal and State income tax. The Pulaski County sites are as follows:

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ACORN, 2101 South Main (open through October 15). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. An appointment is needed, call 501-376-7151. Assistance available in both English and Spanish.

Arkansas Revenue Building, 1800 West 7th Street (open through April 15). Preparation provided by AARP Tax-Aide. No appointment is needed, for information call 683-5575. The service is offered from 9am to 1pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Assistance is available only in English.

CADC Metro Office, 5620 West 12th Street (open through April 15). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. An appointment is needed, call 501-603-0909. Assistance available in English.

Dee Brown Library, 6325 Baseline Road (open through April 4). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. No appointment is needed. The service is offered from 10am to 3pm on February 21, 28, March 7, 21, 28, and April 4. Assistance is available only in English.

Lewis Street Church of Christ, 2716 South Lewis Street (open through April 11). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. No appointment is needed. The service is offered from 9:30am to 4:30pm every 2nd week until April 11. Assistance is available only in English.

Little Rock Church of God, 7204 West 65th Street (open through April 11). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. No appointment is needed. The service is offered from 10am to 2pm on February 13, 14, 21, 27, 28, March 7, 14, 27, 28, April 10, 11. Assistance is available only in English.

McMath Library, 2100 John Barrow (open through April 15). Preparation provided by AARP Tax-Aide. No appointment is needed, for information call 224-0781. The service is offered from 9am to 2pm on Thursdays and Fridays. Assistance is available only in English.

Other Pulaski County Sites:

Argenta CDC, 401 Main, Suite 200, NLR (open through October 31). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. An appointment is needed, call 501-374-0622. Assistance is available only in English.

Jacksonville CADC, 109 South 2nd Street, Jacksonville (open through April 15). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. An appointment is needed, call 501-982-0026. Assistance is available only in English.

Nixon Library, 703 West Main Street, Jacksonville (open through April 4). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. No appointment is needed. The service is offered from 9:30am to 1pm on Saturdays. Assistance is available only in English.

NLR Community Center, 2700 Willow (open through April 14). Preparation provided by VITA volunteers. No appointment is needed. The service is offered from 9am to 1pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Assistance is available only in English.



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