Circles of Mercy provides free income tax preparation through its partnership with the IRS and CA$H as a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site.
City of Rensselaer and Southern Rensselaer County (includes the Towns of East Greenbush, North Greenbush, Schodack and Sand Lake and the Villages of Castleton and Nassau)
Referrals are accepted from any local social service agency. Otherwise, call for further information. Tax returns are prepared by appointment only. Call for an appointment. 518-462-0899
A Social Security card for each family member included in the return, W-2 forms for all jobs worked, any 1099-Misc. income forms received,school/property tax statements (if any),child care provider's name(if any)address and tax identification number.. To have tax refund electronically
deposited, bring a voided check or a savings account deposit slip with bank account and routing numbers. A copy of last year's return, if available, is helpful but optional.