City helping WPB residents with last-minute tax filings

What:  City helping WPB residents with last-minute tax filings
When:  Tuesday, April 15, 2008 at 10:00 a.m.
Where:  Vickers House North, 811 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd.

The City of West Palm Beach’s Vickers House will help residents with last-minute income tax preparation and filing at the Vickers House North at 811 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard on Tuesday, April 15, 2008 beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The City offers free tax preparation assistance to eligible residents through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.  The service is available to people who earned less than $40,000 in 2007.

So far this year, the Vickers House has helped nearly 1,500 people with tax preparation and helped secure more than $1.3 million in refunds.

Media Note:  This advisory is intended for day-of-event coverage coordination purposes only.  As this service has already been publicized by the City and a significant number of people are expected at the Vickers House, additional advance publicity of this service is not needed.