Super Saturday Tax Event

SeaComm Federal Credit Union will again host the “Super Saturday” tax event. Each year, IRS joins partners nationwide to launch the Super Saturday outreach campaign to ensure that millions of low-and moderate-income workers get the credit they deserve. IRS trained volunteers will be on hand to prepare and file returns free of charge.

THE DETAILS:
  • Super Saturday – February 3, 2018 at SeaComm’s Canton Branch from 8am – Noon
  • Super Saturday – February 3, 2018 at SeaComm’s Ogdensburg Branch from 12:30pm – 4pm
  • Super Saturday – February 10, 2018 at SeaComm’s Main Office from 8am – 11:30am -APPOINTMENTS FULL-
  • Super Saturday – February 10, 2018 at SeaComm’s Malone Branch from 1pm - 5pm -APPOINTMENTS FULL-
  • Super Saturday – February 24, 2018 at SeaComm’s Potsdam Branch from 1pm – 4pm -APPOINTMENTS FULL-
  • Super Saturday – February 24, 2018 at SeaComm’s Plattsburgh Branch from 1pm – 4pm
  • If you worked during 2017 and your family income was less than $55,000 you may be eligible for free tax preparation
  • Appointments are required – call (315) 764-0566 or (800) 764-0566
  • Returns will be e-filed so non-Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) refunds will be possible within a short time with direct deposit
  • If you file with EITC or ACTC on your tax return, the IRS must hold your refund until at least February 15 — even the portion not associated with EITC or ACTC
  • SeaComm Financial Service Representatives will be available to open accounts for direct deposit
  • Loans will be available to members who qualify for a refund
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • All Forms 1095, Health Insurance Statements
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s Federal and State returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable
EITC (earned income tax credit) INFORMATION:

The Earned Income Tax Credit is the federal government’s largest program benefiting working families.

The maximum amount of the credit for tax year 2017:

  • $6,318 with three or more qualifying children
  • $5,616 with two qualifying children
  • $3,400 with one qualifying child
  • $510 with no qualifying children

You may be able to take the credit if your adjusted gross income is less than:

  • $48,340 ($53,930 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children
  • $45,007 ($50,597 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
  • $39,617 ($45,207 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
  • $15,010 ($20,600 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

 *Investment income must be $3,450 or less for the year

WHAT IS EARNED INCOME?
Earned income includes all the taxable income and wages you get from working.
There are two ways to get earned income:

  • You work for someone who pays you.
    -OR-
  • You work in a business you own.

Taxable earned income includes:

  • Wages, salaries, and tips;
  • Union strike benefits;
  • Long-term disability benefits received prior to minimum retirement age;
  • Net earnings from self-employment.

***According to a new tax law change, the IRS cannot issue refunds before February 15 for tax returns that claim the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit***

For more information on the Earned Income Tax Credit go to:
EITC -- It’s easier than ever to find out if you qualify