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Do It Yourself Free Tax Preparation - YouTube video text script

HI… I’M MAEGAN.

AND I WORK FOR THE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE.
    
DO YOU HAVE A SIMPLE TAX RETURN BUT DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO A COMPUTER OR THE INTERNET TO FILE IT ELECTRONICALLY?
    
OR…WOULD YOU LIKE TO E-FILE YOUR TAX RETURN…BUT YOU’RE NOT SURE YOU CAN DO IT ALONE?
     
IF SO…WE WANT TO TELL YOU ABOUT A FREE AND EASY WAY YOU CAN DO IT YOURSELF…WITH THE HELP OF I-R-S-CERTIFIED VOLUNTEERS.
    
OUR VOLUNTEERS ARE AT TWO DIFFERENT TYPES OF SITES.  
    
ONE TYPE OF SITE IS CALLED VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE OR VITA.
    
YOU GENERALLY QUALIFY FOR VITA IF YOU MAKE 51-THOUSAND DOLLARS OR LESS.
   
THE OTHER TYPE OF SITE IS CALLED TAX COUNSELING FOR THE ELDERLY…OR T-C-E.  
   
YOU GENERALLY QUALIFY FOR THIS TYPE OF SITE IF YOU’RE 60 OR OLDER.
    
IF YOU MEET EITHER OF THESE QUALIFICATIONS…THEN THE NEXT STEP IS TO GO TO OUR WEB SITE AND SEE IF A VITA OR T-C-E SITE NEAR YOU OFFERS SELF PREPARATION.
         
IF SO…THEN ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS BRING IN YOUR DOCUMENTS…SUCH AS YOUR W-2’S AND SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS FOR YOU AND YOUR DEPENDANTS…AND THE VOLUNTEERS WILL GET YOU STARTED.      
    
YOU’LL BE ABLE TO USE A COMPUTER AND FREE TAX SOFTWARE TO COMPLETE AND FILE YOUR OWN TAX RETURN.
   
AT THE SAME TIME…. YOU’LL LEARN HOW TO FILE FUTURE TAX RETURNS ALL ON YOUR OWN.    
    
ON THE OTHER HAND…IF YOU’RE NOT READY TO DO IT YOURSELF…DON’T WORRY.
    
VOLUNTEERS AT THE VITA AND T-C-E SITES CAN PREPARE YOUR TAX RETURN FOR YOU.    
      
TO FIND A VITA OR T-C-E SITE NEAR YOU… JUST GO TO I-R-S- DOT- GOV AND TYPE VITA IN THE SEARCH BOX.

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Dec-2013