Bridges West Community Garden Work

Mon, May 16th, 2016

Last year Center For Siouxland received a grant from the Missouri River Historical Development, Inc. (MRHD) to fund a Community Garden at our Bridges West Transitional Housing site. Center For Siouxland volunteers and staff helped the children at Bridges West do planting at the Community Garden for this year's crops. Thank you once again to MRHD for awarding us the grant.

Thank You Notes From Crescent Park Elementary School!

Wed, May 11th, 2016

Center For Siouxland's Consumer Credit Counselor, Mindy Hartz received Thank You notes from Miss Robinson's 4th/5th grade class after her visit to Crescent Park Elementary School for Money Smart Week!


Sat, Apr 30th, 2016

As the tax season is winding down, Center For Siouxland would like to thank our VITA staff and volunteers for a job well done! 1,715 Federal Tax Returns were filed for FREE! 2.3 Million dollars in Federal Refunds was returned and $469,910 was saved by our customers in Tax Prep Fees.
A VITA Volunteer Recognition was held on Saturday, April 30th at the Girl's Inc. building. The volunteers had a lunch catered by Kylie Q's BBQ. Thank you Volunteers!

Bridges West Children Learn About Money Smart Week

Mon, Apr 18th, 2016

Center For Consumer Credit Counseling counselors, Mindy Hartz and Lori Scott,  presented financial information to the children at Bridges West.  They did projects teaching them about money and savings.  The kids were given quarters to start their very own savings in their very own piggy banks they made themselves!

Last Super Saturday to File Your Taxes For Free and No Appointment Needed

Thu, Apr 7th, 2016

REMINDER - The SUPER SATURDAY on April 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. is the LAST Super Saturday! You can file your taxes for FREE. NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY. This Saturday you may go to the Le Mars Public Library or the Robert M. Lincoln Center at Morningside College located at 1501 Morningside Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa. See the Morningside College Campus map below.  Call Center For Siouxland at 712-252-1861 ext. 11 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
Center For Siouxland's VITA program would like to remind you to bring these documents with you to your tax appointment:

Required Items:
A valid Photo ID for taxpayer and spouse
Social Security Card or ITIN card for all household members
Proof of Income (W-2’s, W-2G, 1099’s, and all other income forms)
Proof of Healthcare Coverage
Copy of last year’s tax return
Childcare receipts and childcare tax ID #
Bank account and routing numbers
If filing jointly, both adults must be present to sign

Additional items to consider:
Tuition and college expenses
Mortgage interest statements
Property tax statement
Car taxes
Medical Expenses
Charitable donations
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