Adams State free tax site remains open through March 14

(03-02-2016)

There is still time to have your taxes prepared and e-filed for free by IRS-certified Adams State University students. Partnering with the Denver-based Piton Foundation, Adams State helps hard-working families become more financially secure by providing free tax preparation assistance through the Tax Help Colorado program.

This free service is quick and confidential for individuals with household incomes of less than about $53,000 a year. No appointment is necessary.

Adams State's Free Tax Site

Third St. and Richardson Ave.
Business School Lobby
Through March 14
Mondays, 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
Saturdays, 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.

People who are getting their taxes prepared should bring:

  • All W-2, 1099s and other income-related documents.
  • Proof of mortgage interest, property taxes, daycare payments, college education expenses, charitable contributions and all other tax-deductible expenses.
  • For college expenses: In addition to Form 1098T from your college, you must bring your own records of expenses paid for tuition, books, fees and supplies.
  • To report health coverage, you will need one of the following forms: 1095-A, 1095-B, and/or 1095-C.
  • If you received a tax credit to lower the cost of paying health insurance, bring form 1095-A, which you received from Connect for Health Colorado.
  • Social Security Cards (or ITINs) for all family members. Photo I.D. for taxpayer required.
  • A copy of last year's tax return, if available.
  • Bank account number and routing number to direct deposit your refund. With direct deposits, refunds are received in 10 to 14 days.

Call 2-1-1 (it's a free call) or visit Piton Foundation Tax Help Colorado for more information.