FREE Tax Service to begin Feb 1

By: Margie Taylor
| Published 01/31/2020

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CONROE, TX – In partnership with the IRS, Entergy, CBOW provides Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for families with an annual income of $57,000 or less by certified IRS volunteers at 15 various mobile sites February through April 15th deadline for filing. Services are provided in English, Spanish, and other languages as needed or requested.

Children’s Books on Wheels IRS Certified Volunteers


Additional VITA Tax Days and Times:
Conroe Main Library
Feb. 6: 12:30pm-5:30pm
Feb. 14, 28: 10:00am-4:00pm
Feb. 15: 10:00am-3:00pm
March 7: 1:00pm-4:00pm
March 14: 10:00am4:00pm
April 4: 10:00am-4:00pm
April 15: 12:00pm-8:00pm

Community Assistance Center (1022 McCall, Conroe)
Feb. 12, March 11: 9:00am-1:00pm
April 7: 9:00am-1:00pm

Mission Northeast (22098 TX 494, New Caney)
Feb. 4: 10:00am-1:00pm
March 10: 10:00am-1:00pm

Conroe Family YMCA (10245 Owen Drive)
Feb. 25: 10:00am-3:00pm
March 25: 10:00am-3:00pm

Society of Samaritans (31355 Friendship Dr, Magnolia)
Feb. 11: 10:00pm-3:00pm
March 3: 10:00am-3:00pm

Rising Star Church (1201 Hillcrest Dr. Conroe)
Feb. 7: 11:00am-4:00pm
March 13: 11:00am-4:00pm

City Cathedral Church (27131 Hanna Road, Oak Ridge)
Feb. 22: 9:00am-2:00pm
March 21: 9:00am-2:00pm

No appointments are necessary for the various days/times but interested individuals and families are requested
to bring information with them to expedite the process.
- Proof of Identification
- Social Security Cards or Taxpayer ID
- W-2, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, or other wage statements from all employers
- Forms 1099-Interest and Dividend Statements
- Health Insurance Exemption Certificate
- 2018 tax return
- Bank account numbers for direct deposit
- Daycare Provider Tax ID
- Forms 1095-A, B, and C Health Coverage Statements
- Income Transcripts from IRS

Rita Wiltz, Founder and Executive Director of CBOW, established the mobile non-profit organization in 2004 to bring reading to children in all areas where they live that may not have access to books. Seventy five percent of the population served by CBOW are at or below the poverty level. Wiltz and her team are mobile and travel to community events, churches, businesses, and other non-profits in north, south, east and west counties. The after-school site for the YMCA is hosted by CBOW along with Summer Reading Projects to donate books to children and their families at no cost. Each year over 5,000 books are distributed. 

The mission of Children’s Books On Wheels is to promote literacy by providing books and educational literature to Pre-K through 12 grade children and their families. Learn more about Children’s Books on Wheels by visiting their website www.ChildrensBooksonWheels.org or contact Rita Wiltz at 281-844-7596.

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