Free tax services available through VITA program

LAREDO,Texas(KGNS)- It may be a bit early to start filing your tax returns but one organization is advising the public to start planning for upcoming tax season.

The VITA program has been helping Laredo families file their taxes for many years and encourage more families to visit their locations.

Last year, the VITA program helped over 5 thousand people and tell us most residents in Laredo qualify for their services.

Employers will have until January 31st to send out W-2s for 2018 earnings, but the IRS will start accepting tax returns on January 29.

For information on the VITA program or to find a location near you call 307-8138 or click here.

The deadline to submit your taxes is April 17, 2019.