RESOURCES AND REFERRALS
The Latino Resource Center acts as an information center for the Latino population in Jackson, responding to over 500 cases per month. The LRC is a liaison between the Latino community, government agencies and businesses. Working closely with private and public entities, the LRC ensures that Spanish speaking community members have equal access to services and programs.Resources
Some of the wide range of services the LRC offers daily:
The Latino Resource Center partners with local agencies.
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In collaboration with the Teton County Library, the LRC sponsors bilingual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. This program assists low income taxpayers with tax preparation and filing, Through this program, 800 low income individuals have filed returns since 2004.
The Latino Resource Center has been assisting taxpayers since 2002. Currently, two programs, VITA and LITC, are offered to help people file their returns and understand their rights and responsibilities as US taxpayers.
VITA: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
The Latino Resource Center has worked with the Teton County Library and the IRS since 2004 to offer FREE TAX RETURN PREPARATION to qualifying taxpayers in the community. Since that time, over 800 taxpayers have utilized the service and hundreds of thousands of dollars in refunds has been received by low income taxpayers in Teton County.
Trained volunteers assist taxpayers from February through mid-April using computers, software and materials provided by the IRS. Participants benefit from the volunteers' expertise and have the option of electronically filing their returns.
Taxpayers must qualify for the program based on family size and income and are required to bring certain documents with them.
* Valid Picture ID
INCOME/FAMILY SIZE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
TETON COUNTY LOW INCOME TAXPAYER CLINIC (LITC)
The Latino Resource Center’s LITC program operates year round and serves two purposes. The first is to offer materials, forums, power point presentations and one-on-one education to ESL Taxpayers (English as a second language) to educate them about their rights and responsibilities as US taxpayers. The second purpose is to assist ESL taxpayers in resolving tax problems by working closely with the Taxpayer Advocate’s office in Cheyenne, WY, and other controversy clinics in the area. This program is funded by a grant from the IRS and matching contributions.
Latino Resource Center is the only LITC clinic in the state of Wyoming. To contact our LITC Facilitator, please call 307-734-0333 or Toll Free at 1-888-310-6999