ASSIST Agency emphasizes earned income credit
EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT INCREASES REFUNDS
Crowley, LA— The ASSIST Agency, Inc. is trying to reach those taxpayers who may qualify for the potentially life-changing Earned Income Tax Credit or EITC, but do not claim it on their tax return. This is important in today’s economy; more workers may qualify due to reduced incomes. EITC can make their lives a little easier. The credit can increase their federal income tax refunds from $1 to more than $6,044 - depending on their individual circumstances. But to get their EITC, they must know about the credit, then file and specifically claim it. The ASSIST Agency provides tax preparation service and are trained to recognize the availability of the EITC. ASSIST tax preparation is free of charge to low- and middle-income individuals and families. The ASSIST’s tax preparers are trained by the IRS and can file a return electronically.
In Acadia and Vermilion Parishes, Monday and Wednesday by appointment only and Tuesday and Thursday walk-ins are seen. In Jeff Davis Parish, by appointment only Monday – Thursday. If you need more information or to make an appointment, please call: Acadia Parish – 337-788-7550 x 138, Jeff Davis Parish – 337-824-7800, or Vermilion Parish – 337-898-9554.