EITC Free Tax PreparationAdult Events 02/13/2016, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Main Library
For an appointment, you must call the library at (973) 744-0500 ext. 2235 or stop by the 2nd floor reference desk.
New Jersey Citizen Action offers free tax preparation services as part of its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program from January through April for households earning $54,000 or less in 2015. NJCA’ s free tax preparation service helps hard-working New Jersey families take advantage of all of the tax credits they are eligible for including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), Child Tax Credit (CTC), and education credits. If you qualify for the EITC, you could receive up to $6,242 in tax refunds! You earned it…now claim it!
NJCA’s free tax preparation services are available in English and Spanish. IRS-certified staff prepare and electronically file federal and New Jersey state tax returns for individuals and families making less than $54,000 annually, and helps those eligible claim the state and federal Earned Income Tax Credits.
For more information, visit njcitizenaction.org.
You Must Bring to Your Appointment:
- Photo IDs
- Social Security Cards (or ITINs) for everyone listed on the return.
- All W-2 and 1099 forms.
- List of childcare expenses including childcare agency’s tax ID number, if claiming childcare expenses.
- Voided check for direct deposit.
- Both spouses must be present if filing jointly.
- If married filing separately, tax filer must provide spouse’s social security number.
- SS-5 Social Security Benefits.
- Mortgage Interest Statement .
- Real Estate Tax and Personal Property Tax Statements.
- Income and Expenses from small business you own (maximum of $10,000 in expenses).
- Form 8832 or Divorce decree for noncustodial parent claiming a dependent child.
- ALIMONY PAID AND RECEIVED.
- 1099-R-Pension and Annuity income.
- Any form that says “Do not throw away, Tax Document.”
Let’s Read Together: Family Literacy ProgramKid & Family Events 02/13/2016, 11:00 AM Main Library Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Newborns to 5 year-olds
Let’s Read Together is a family literacy program designed to help kids get ready to read! Each session will highlight fun activities that adults and children can share to help develop early literacy skills. Children of all abilities are welcome.
Registration required. Please register for only one session of Let’s Read Together in February.Click here for more details...
12-1:30pm shift – Drop-In Valentine StationTeen Volunteers 02/13/2016, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Main Library Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Please enter your name and email to register to volunteer for the 12-1:30pm shift of Drop-In Valentine Station!Click here for more details...
Drop-In Valentine StationKid & Family Events 02/13/2016, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
All ages welcome!
Stop by the Youth Services Department and make a Valentine’s Day card for someone you care about. We’ll have construction paper, crayons, color pencils, glue and decorations for you and your little ones to make cards together.
No registration required; space is limited. All are welcome, preference given to Montclair Library Cardholders. Please bring your card.Click here for more details...
1:30pm-3pm shift – Drop-In Valentine StationTeen Volunteers 02/13/2016, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Please enter your name and email to register to volunteer for the 1:30pm-3pm shift of Drop-In Valentine Station!Click here for more details...
Library closed – Presidents’ DayLibrary Closings 02/15/2016, 12:00 AM
Bridge GroupLibrary Groups Events 02/16/2016, 12:00 PM Main Library Conference Room (1st Floor)
Event occurs every week on Tuesday at 12 pm.
All ages and skill levels are welcome to play Bridge every Tuesday afternoon in the Library’s Conference Room.Click here for more details...
Cuentitos: Storytime en EspanolKid & Family Events 02/16/2016, 4:00 PM Main Library Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Ages 4 & up
Enjoy a story session of children’s books and live acoustic guitar music in Spanish and English. Spanish speakers and non-Spanish speakers are welcome! Disfrute de un sesión de cuentos en español y bilingües textos en Inglés y Español.
Registration required.Click here for more details...