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Volunteers needed for income tax assistance program / 華埠服務中心舉辦義工訓練班

華埠服務中心  |  CHINATOWN SERVICE CENTER

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Volunteers are needed for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program at Chinatown Service Center (CSC).  The VITA program will help low-income individuals and families prepare their 2010 income tax return.  The program is co-sponsored by the Chinatown Service Center and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Individuals over 21 years of age and speak fluent English, and Cantonese / Mandarin / Vietnamese / Spanish are encouraged to join the Training Program.  Basic computer skills are required.  Training and materials are provided free of charge.

Participants who pass the test at the end of the training are required to volunteer at least 16 hours of service in preparing Federal and State Income Tax Returns (short forms only, i.e., 1040EZ, 1040A, 540EZ, and 540A) at the Chinatown Service Center.  An IRS certificate will be granted to each volunteer upon completion of training and satisfactory service.  The free tax preparation services help low-income families in the community and will begin in late January.

Participants must attend all the training sessions to be held on Saturdays, 12/04/10,12/11/10, 01/08/11, 01/15/11 and 01/22/11 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at CSC at 767 N. Hill Street, Suite 400, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

The program will also need other volunteer positions.  The positions are Appointment Assistant, Greeter, Interpreter, and Intake Specialist.  Interested individuals should register as soon as possible with Chinatown Service Center.  Please call Cathy Lau at (213) 808-1791.

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              華埠服務中心

              CHINATOWN SERVICE CENTER

二零一零年十月廿

新聞稿,請儘快發佈

                                                                                                聯絡:劉太

                                                                                                電話:(213) 808-1791

                                                                                                傳真:(213) 253-0877

華埠服務中心舉辦義工訓練班

華埠服務中心一年一度的免費報稅計劃現已開始徵求義工,以協助低收入人士及家庭填報二零一零年入息稅。該計劃是華埠服務中心與聯邦國稅局及加州稅務局聯合舉辦。

凡年滿廿一歲之雙語人士(操流利英語及粵語/國語/越語/西班牙語)均可報名參加。參加者均需具備基本電腦知識,並需出席義工訓練班,訓練及教材費用全免。

訓練完畢考試合格之參加者需在本中心義務服務十六小時,協助低收入人士及家庭填報入息稅(只限短表,如1040EZ、1040A、540EZ、540A)。服務後聯邦稅務局將發出證書。報稅服務將於二零一一年一月底開始。

訓練日期為二零一零年十二月四日、十一日,二零一一年一月八日、十五日及廿二日,共五個星期六,時間由上午九時至下午三時,地點為羅省北曉街767號四百室華埠服務中心辦事處

免費報稅服務更需要其它義工, 義工識位包括:  電話預約助理、招待員、中文或西班牙語翻譯員、問案專員。

有興趣者請電(213)808-1791與華埠服務中心劉太預約面試及筆試時間。

 

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