January 30, 2019 Melissa Lamar

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Free tax assistance is available at Tunxis Community College in Farmington through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) on Fridays from Jan. 25-April 12, by appointment, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Tunxis Library.

Offered through HRA of New Britain, VITA offers free tax preparation for individuals and families who earned less than $55,000 in 2018. Tunxis business students, who are among the IRS-certified VITA volunteers on campus, will help taxpayers prepare and electronically file their state and federal income tax forms at no charge.

All information is kept strictly confidential. For appointments, call 860.356.2000, and choose location number two during the automated scheduling. For a map of campus, see tunxis.edu/map.

Tunxis offers more than 70 associate degrees and certificates that prepare students for transfer to four-year degrees and transition into the workforce with such programs as advanced manufacturing technology; business; computer information systems; early childhood education; energy management, engineering; criminal justice; graphic design; liberal arts and sciences; pathway to teaching careers; and technology. TCC’s Transfer Ticket associate degrees provide seamless transfer and a low-cost pathway to a bachelor’s degree at the Connecticut State Universities and Charter Oak State College. Financial aid and payment plans are available for full- and part-time credit students who qualify.