Program Detail

Baker Ripley

United Way Service Center Of The Bay Area

1300 Bay Area Boulevard   Clear Lake, TX 77058

Mailing Address

211 Main


DESCRIPTION:Provides free tax preparation assistance from IRS certified tax preparers. Offers free e-filing for fast refund and direct deposit. Site Location opens Jan 25, 2016

Prior year tax returns prepared back to 2009.
Free e-filing for fast refund and direct deposit.
Free ITIN applications at the Baker Ripley location.

INTAKE PROCEDURE:No appointments. Walk-ins only.
Drop-off tax services available.


DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:Valid Picture ID; Social Security card or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for each individual on the return; Birthdates for each individual on the return; Last year's return if available; All W-2 and 1099 forms; For direct deposits, bring bank routing number & account number or a blank check

If any of the following apply to you, please bring:
--Form 1095-A if health insurance was purchased through the Marketplace or Exchange
--Business expenses for self-employment, including mileage record
--Child care expenses, including provider's name, address, & tax ID number
--Mortgage statements showing interest paid (Form 1098)
--Property tax statements
--Sales tax receipts if you purchased a car last year
--Record of tuition paid and expenses of required books and supplies for courses at college, university, or vocational school (Form 1098-T)
--Student loan interest form (Form 1098-T)
--Any notices received from the IRS

ELIGIBILITY:Families and individuals earning up to $58,000

HOURS:Jan, Feb, Apr: Mon -Thur 11:00 am - 7:00 pm; Sat 10:00 am- 1:00 pm; Mar: Mon - Thur 11:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sat 10:00 - 1:00pm Closed Mar 26

AREA SERVED:Counties: Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller, Wharton


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SITE HOURS:Opens Jan 23: Jan Feb Apr Mon - Thur 10:00am - 7:00pm; Sat 10:00am - 1:00pm Mar Mon - Thur 11:00am - 7:00pm; Sat 10:00am - 1:00pm

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