The United Way of Lamar County is again offering free tax preparation through the IRS sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program available to qualifying Lamar County residents. VITA tax preparation will be held by appointment only on Thursdays and Fridays during February and March. To make an appointment, call 903-784-6642.
For those who have an email address, they can choose to file online using MyFreeTaxes.com which is also a program of the United Way and is powered by HR Block. MyFreeTaxes.com is for households who make less than $66,000 a year and is easy to use, simple and also completely free.