Dorchester County offering free, in-person tax filing opportunities

Dorchester County News

DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC (WCBD) – Residents of Dorchester County can take advantage of free, in-person tax filing this week.

The county is partnering with SC Thrive to help residents who make less than $65,000 annually or married couples to make less than $95,000 combined or file jointly.

Those who meet the criteria and would like to take advantage of the opportunity can walk-in to one of the following locations to receive tax-filing assistance:

  • Clemson Extension Office – 201 Johnston Street, St. George – Monday, February 11th
  • Summerville County Council Chambers – 500 N. Main Street, Summerville – Tuesday, February 12th
  • Summerville County Council Chambers – 500 N. Main Street, Summerville – Friday, February 15th

Each service will be available from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

If you plan on using the free service, please bring the following forms and information:

Person Information: Home address, phone number, Social Security Number(s), birthdate(s), bank account and routing numbers (fore direct deposit)

Federal Return Forms: Previous year’s tac return (Federal From 1040)

Income Documents: Earned income (W-2, 1099-MISC, retirement income (1099-R, SSA-1099, CSA- or CF-1099-R), investment income (1099-INT, 1099-DIV), misc. income (1099-G, W-2G, alimony payments, 1099-C, 1099-SSA).

Health Coverage Documents: Marketplace coverage (1095-A), employer coverage (1095-B, 1095-C)

Expense Records: Child and dependent care, employment and business, contributions to health savings account, medical and dental expenses, records related to the home (1098 and mortgage credit certificate), education expenses (1098-T and Form 1098-E), charitable contributions, disaster and theft losses, miscellaneous (alimony payments, gambling losses, penalties or earl withdrawals).

For more information about one of the in-person opportunities, residents are asked to contact Ms. Essence Wolfe with the Dorchester County Human Resources Department at 843-563-0333.

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