The East Missouri Action Agency's Madison County outreach office is located at 285 Jennifer St., in Fredericktown. The phone number is 573-783-5226.

Check out the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) near you, East Missouri Action Agency.

If you earn under $40,000 for married filers and under $29,000 for single filers, you may be able to get free tax filing help through the IRS-sponsored VITA program. This program can provide fast electronic tax filing. Community volunteers receive IRS training to assist individuals with tax returns. Call your local East Missouri Action Agency outreach office for help with your tax return.

The VITA Program offers free tax help to people whose incomes fall within the guidelines. Volunteers must pass the IRS Certification Test. East Missouri Action Agency sponsors the VITA program in all of eight of the county outreach offices.

ITEMS YOU WILL NEED IN ORDER TO HAVE YOUR TAXES PREPARED: Valid Photo ID for all taxpayers; Social Security Cards for you, your spouse, and all dependents listed on the return; Birth dates for all; All Forms 1095-A, B or C, Health Insurance Statements; Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received; income documentation including: W-2 Forms from all jobs worked in 2019; All 1099 Forms showing other income received in 2019; A blank check for direct deposit of your refund (no deposit slips allowed).

If any of the following apply to you. then you must take documentation with you:

Child care expenses, including the provider's address and federal ID#; Mortgage company statements; Alimony received; Any notices received from the IRS or state tax office; Property tax bills; College tuition and student loan interest, and any statements from the college; Additional forms of income such as: Prizes and awards; Scholarships and fellowships; Lottery/gambling winnings

Filing your taxes can be easy and FREE, but you must contact your local EMAA VITA site for the free services. We encourage all elderly and low-income citizens to call the local EMAA Outreach office to find out more details about these free services. The program began February 4, 2019 and ends April 15, 2019.


BOLLINGER: 104 High St, Marble Hill, MO 63764, 573-238-4220

CAPE: 111 Linden St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63702, 573-334-5533

IRON: 321 Knob St, Ironton, MO 63650, 573-546-3191

MADISON: 285 Jennifer St., Fredericktown, MO 63645, 573-783-5226

PERRY: 25 South Jackson, Perryville, MO 63775, 573-547 -2014

ST. FRANCOIS: 903 E. Chestnut St, Desloge, MO 63601, 573-431-0103

STE GENEVIEVE: 95 Ste. Genevieve Drive, Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670, 573-883-7252

WASHINGTON: 10048 Settle Mill Rd, Cadet, MO 63630, 573-438-3528

This project/program is funded 100 percent with federal funds received from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provided by the Missouri Department of Social/ Services, Family Support Division.

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