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Free Income Tax Assistance For Veterans

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Vienna – Military Veteran Resource Center (MVRC) will provide free income tax filing assistance for military veterans through April 15.

MVRC, in partnership with the Ohio Benefit Bank, offers free electronic filing for federal, state and school district taxes. In addition, the program can help veterans apply for student financial aid, veteran’s education benefits, nutrition and childcare assistance, health coverage and more.

The Vienna office is located at 290 Youngstown Kingsville Road and is open from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Veterans should schedule an appointment by calling Greg Wedin at 330-272-0559 or Phyllis Collier at 330-752-7722, but walk-ins are accepted.

Those who do not bring necessary documentation will not be able to file. Veterans will need to bring a photo ID, their DD-214 (or other evidence of military service) and their income tax records. A full list of required documents is available at http://www.ohiobenefits.org/documents.php.

Military Veteran Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides personalized career services for veterans who served honorably. For more information: 614-230-0662

The Ohio Benefit Bank is a program of the Ohio Association of Foodbanks. In addition to tax assistance, through the Ohio Benefit Bank, Ohio families can access food, healthcare, childcare and home energy assistance. For more information: 1-800-648-1176.

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