Free local tax preparation assistance available for those pursuing the Expanded Child Tax Credit

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – If you have not filed your taxes yet and believe that you are eligible for the Expanded Child Tax Credit, the mayor’s office is providing information about where and when you can find help.

Details from the mayor’s office about the Friday event can be found below:

To ensure families who have not filed their 2020 taxes are able to access the Expanded Child Tax Credit, the City of Baton Rouge, Division of Human Development and Services, Office of Social Services will offer free tax preparation through its VITA Program (A United Way Collaborative) on July 9, 2021 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Certified tax preparers will provide free tax preparation at the Division of Human Development and Services located at 4523 Plank Rd. Baton Rouge, LA 70805 by appointment only. Please call 225-358-4561 to schedule your appointment today.

Don’t miss out! Payments of the credit will be made from July-December!

Do you qualify for expanded monthly payments?

The first payments of the Expanded Child Tax Credit are scheduled to begin in eight days.