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Time to file income taxes!

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. -- It’s that time of the year again - time to file income taxes! To help members of Team Whiteman efficiently and effectively get their taxes filed, the base tax office will operate Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Starting on Feb. 1, 2017, the tax office will begin processing tax returns for individuals who meet the criteria listed below. We can assist in the preparation of federal and state tax returns as well as e-file those returns for you.

Criteria: Volunteers will help prepare your state and federal tax returns so long as your gross income is under $150,000; you have no substantial rental properties/business income; and there is no history of bankruptcies, foreclosures, or other type of cancellation of debt as these issues exceed the expertise of this volunteer program. If you have any questions, call our appointment line for more details.

Who: Service is available to all Active Duty, Guard and Reserve personnel, as well as Department of Defense civilian employees, dependents, and retirees. Where: Professional Development Center (PDC), Building 515, Room 208. Also new this year – we will have a satellite office at the University of Central Missouri (UCM) Office of Military and Veteran Services, Elliott Student Union 117.

Phone Number: To make an appointment, call Whiteman tax center at 660- 687-7940, or UCM Veteran’s Center at 660-543-8776.

Hours for appointments: Typically, appointments will be Monday – Thursday, 8 -11 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m. at the PDC. Call UCM for hours of operation. Exceptions can be made given the circumstances, call with any questions.

Walk-In Hours: Friday, 8 – 11 a.m. and 1- 4 p.m. (1040EZ filers only).

What is needed for tax returns:
-Copy of all tax paperwork (W-2s)
-Social Security cards for all individuals on tax return
-Bank account number and routing number for tax return
-Copy of last year's refunds/payments tax return, if available

If you have any questions before Feb. 1, please call the tax center at 660-687-7940.