Air Force

January 24, 2014

Tax Center opens Feb. 3

The Nellis Tax Center will open Jan. 30 at the Desert Oasis Lounge at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. Free tax advice and assistance will be provided to active-duty service members, retirees and families possessing a valid military identification card. The tax center will be open from 8 a.m. to noon until Feb. 3 when the hours change from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, noon to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, and 8 a.m. to noon Thursdays. This schedule will remain in effect until April 15, the final day to file income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. No appointments are necessary, only walk-ins will be taken.

Tax time is here again and the Edwards VITA Tax Center will be open for business starting Feb. 3!

The Tax Center offers free tax preparation and services for active duty service members, retirees, eligible dependents, and reservists on active duty orders. The Tax Center is staffed by volunteers who are certified to prepare returns by both the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.

This year, the Tax Center will be open from†Feb. 3 to April 9.

Just as a reminder, the following things are considered outside the scope of the VITA program:

  • If you own more than one rental property
  • Participation in day-trading of stocks
  • If you own/operate a small business with inventory/employees
  • If you own farm property

Other issues will be considered on a case by case basis.

The Tax Center is located at 1100 Kincheloe Ave.†Hours starting†Feb. 3 are†from 8 a.m. to†4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Appointments can be made beginning Jan. 27. To schedule an appointment, call (661) 275-ETAX or the legal office at (661)†277-4310. When you make an appointment, you will be told what information and forms to bring with you to your appointment.

It is important to note that the Tax Center will not be providing paper copies of returns this year. Copies of returns will only be available electronically.
For more information, call Capt. Nicholas Reyes at (661) 277-9660.




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