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5/11/21: Update from Project SCOUT


Thank you for your interest in tax preparation with Project SCOUT. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we can only take clients given appointment. If you have already called/emailed and left a message, one of our volunteers will be in touch with you. Please have your tax information ready, we can only help those that are ready.
Download and fill out the necessary forms here:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CSzQ6T5xTnF9VTwPFeZMa53_cMD_wnzv/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d3ZcpPpKcTWUtB4MAq_3DL32j293D3bj/view?usp=sharing

If you will not owe money in your taxes or don’t plan to owe, you don’t need to file an extension and have 3 years to file. We are happy to set up an appointment for you after tax season is over. We are open year-round.

Please leave a message with your legal name, age, where in Santa Cruz County you live, and tell us what you need to report in your taxes. We look forward to speaking with you.

If you owed last year, or if you plan to owe this year, we suggest you file an extension and mail payment to avoid penalties and fees:
 
For IRS, you can go to:
https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return  
 
…or download the form by clicking below: 
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cOEcCOgLAGXhYxbFj0U2hnjr13EFOJ6P/view?usp=sharing 
 
For California, you can go to:
https://www.ftb.ca.gov/file/when-to-file/extension-to-file.html
 
…or download the form by clicking below: 
 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cRBrEwkCpG0eKa-j0IDtgGuVofJmGLt9/view?usp=sharing

5/11/2021: Noticias importante sobre Project SCOUT


Gracias por su interés in preparación de impuestos por Project SCOUT. Infortunadamente, siendo por COVID-19, nomás estamos tomando clientes con cita.

Si ya ha llamado/mandado email y dejado mensaje, uno de nuestros voluntarias/os le contactara. Por favor tenga su información para impuestos lista, no podemos ayudar si no está preparada/o.

Baje y llene las formas necesarias aquí:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CSzQ6T5xTnF9VTwPFeZMa53_cMD_wnzv/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1d3ZcpPpKcTWUtB4MAq_3DL32j293D3bj/view?usp=sharing

Si no debe dinero en sus impuestos, o no planea deber, no es necesario llenar una extensión para sus impuestos, ya que tiene tres años para hacer sus impuestos, les invitamos a que hagan una cita después de que la temporada de impuestos termine, nuestra oficina está abierta todo el año.

Por favor dejar un mensaje con su nombre legal, edad, y donde reside en el condado de Santa Cruz, y por favor díganos que tiene que reportar en sus impuestos, esperamos hablar con usted pronto.

Si debió dinero el año pasado, o si piensa que deberá este año, sugerimos que mande una extensión y mande su pago, para evitar penaltis y recargos:

Para el IRS, vaya aquí:
https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return

O baje la forma con el link abajo:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cOEcCOgLAGXhYxbFj0U2hnjr13EFOJ6P/view?usp=sharing

Para California, vaya aquí:
https://www.ftb.ca.gov/file/when-to-file/extension-to-file.html

O baje la forma con el link abajo:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cRBrEwkCpG0eKa-j0IDtgGuVofJmGLt9/view?usp=sharing

Sinceramente,

Asistente Virtual de Oficina
Project SCOUT
831-724-2606
projectscoutoffice@gmail.com


Project SCOUT (Senior Citizen OUTreach)


Project SCOUT provides free tax assistance to seniors, individuals with a disability, low-income families and individuals in Santa Cruz County. Project SCOUT also assists with general tax questions. Project SCOUT began its operations in 1968 as an independent non-profit organization. We have a corps of volunteers who assist the community with their tax-related needs during tax season. We’re also available to help on a limited basis through the full year.

We need volunteers for the upcoming Tax Season


Project SCOUT is currently getting ready for the upcoming tax season and we are looking for volunteers. We need both greeters and tax preparers for our sites. Please click
here to send an email or call us at (831) 724-2606 or (831) 318-1014 if you are interested in helping us help others. Please provide us with your contact information and the best time to contact you. Thank you.

Income Tax Assistance


Project SCOUT offers volunteer income tax assistance and tax counseling for local residents during tax season (from February 1st to April 15th) at sites throughout Santa Cruz County. Our volunteers are trained by Internal Revenue Service and Franchise Tax Board personnel to assist older adults, people with disabilities, and low-income families and individuals to prepare their tax returns. For disabled individuals unable to get to our tax sites, we have trained volunteers who will in-home tax preparation. We also provide help on an appointment basis after tax season for those who qualify.

Who Can Receive Services?

Anyone over the age of 60, those with a disability, low-income families and individuals are eligible to receive SCOUT’s Tax Assistance programs. Donations are gladly accepted.

Area Served

Project SCOUT operates throughout Santa Cruz County. The Project SCOUT office is located inside the Watsonville Senior Center.

Our contact info is:

114 East 5th Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-724-2606
eduardos@seniorscouncil.org



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