Two Palmetto Goodwill locations in the Charleston area are providing free tax help now through April 18 to residents with annual incomes of $73,000 or less.
Eligible residents can visit the organization’s Charleston Career Opportunity Center at 2150 Eagle Drive in North Charleston from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday for complimentary tax assistance. The Summerville Career Opportunity Center at 222 Old Trolley Road will also offer support from 10 a.m.-
1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays.
For those who are eligible but unable to visit the center in person, you can book an appointment by calling 1-800-726-8774 and pressing “1.”
• For more information on Palmetto Goodwill, visit palmettogoodwill.org.
Other tax assistance programs
Branches of the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) are also offering free tax assistance to residents through partnerships with S.C. Thrive, VITA and AARP.
Residents can make an appointment with S.C. Thrive by calling 1-800-726-8774. Appointments are required for tax assistance.
Access AARP services by visiting the Wando Mount Pleasant library branch. Guests must arrive by 9 a.m. to register for assistance. Registered guests will be given an appointment time the same day after 12 p.m. This service is offered on Mondays and Fridays now through April 14.
VITA will serve people seeking tax assistance on a first-come, first-served basis at various locations and times. These services can be accessed at the Main Library, Hurd/St. Andrews Library, Johns Island Library and Mount Pleasant Library. Each location offers services on different days. Visit ccpl.org/taxhelp for more information.
Trident United Way is also offering tax help at various locations in the Charleston area, including East Cooper Community Outreach in Mount Pleasant, James Island Outreach and the Palmetto Project in North Charleston.
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