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Release Date: January 18, 2018

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office



ADA, Okla. – The Chickasaw Nation offers tax preparation assistance to the public at no charge for individuals and families who earned less than $54,000 in 2017. The service is available on a walk-in basis.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will be available until April 17 at locations in Ada, Norman, Oklahoma City, Sulphur, Tishomingo, Ardmore, Thackerville and Davis.

Participants are asked to bring two forms of identification, their Social Security card, a photo ID, all Social Security cards for dependents, all W2 and 1099 forms, as well as any other documents needed to complete a tax return. A copy of last year’s tax return should also be provided, especially for new VITA clients. A voided check is required for direct deposit of refunds.

Visit chickasaw.net/vita to view a comprehensive and constantly-updated list of dates, times and locations, which vary depending on location and are subject to change. For more information, contact the VITA program, 580-272-5798 or VITAprogram@chickasaw.net.

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Planned locations and times for tax assistance include:

ADA
At the Chickasaw Nation VITA Program Office, 222 S. Mississippi.
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Jan. 22-26, 29-30;
Feb. 5, 6, 12-14, 20, 21, 26-28;
March 5-7, 12-14, 26, 27;
April 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17.
As well as 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 3.

NORMAN
At the Riverwind Casino Hotel’s Diamond Room, 1544 W. State Hwy 9.
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30-6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 1.

OKLAHOMA CITY
At Bank2, 909 S. Meridian Ave.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 1-3:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15.

SULPHUR
At Chickasaw Cultural Center, 867 Cooper Memorial Drive.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 1-3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 23

TISHOMINGO
At the Chickasaw Health Clinic, 817 E. 6th St.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 1-3:30 p.m., Friday, March 2.

ARDMORE
At the Ardmore Community Center’s conference room, 907 Locust St.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 1-3:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 16
9:30 a.m. to noon, 1-3:30 p.m., Friday, March 9.

THACKERVILLE
At the WinStar World Casino and Resort’s global event center, 777 Casino Ave.
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30-6 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 7
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 8
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30-6 p.m., Thursday, March 8
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m., Friday, March 9

DAVIS
At Treasure Valley Casino, 12252 Ruppe Road.
9:30 a.m. to noon, 1-3:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 15

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