Need to get your taxes done without throwing more money into the dark abyss? Our local Goodwill organization is here to help!

Tax time is always very strange for me, you have to figure out how much you're over or underpaid the government. Paying and owing tax expeerts, as well as the government, would not be an ideal situation. I know a lot of families (locally) that would qualify for this free tax preparation offered by Goodwill.

That way you wouldn't have to pay to get the government to give you back your own money, if your not comfortable filling out your own tax return. I have never been to proud to ask for help, and I have done my taxes myself in the past, but it's really a daunting task.

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Get your income taxes prepared for free by Goodwill. Families earning $54,000 or less for the year of 2015 qualify for the Goodwill program. IRS certified volunteers will prepare and electronically file your taxes.

Tax experts will be at Goodwill’s Lufkin office on Hill Street, Diboll Library, and Crockett Library.

Important: Bring a photo ID, Social Security card, birth dates, wage and income statements, health statements, daycare statements, and bank account information for the direct deposit.

For dates time and more information, call (936) 632-8838 or visit lufkingoodwill.org