CWC volunteers prepare taxes for low income, elderly

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Former and current Central Wyoming College accounting and income tax students provide free help preparing 2013 taxes to taxpayers that cannot afford professional assistance on the CWC campus Wednesdays from Feb. 19 through April 2. The students of Accounting Instructor Willie Noseep are providing the help from 6:30-8 p.m. in room 214 of  the new Health and Science Center on Wednesday evenings Feb. 19, Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 26, and April 2. Tax assistance is not available on Wednesday, March 19 due to Spring Break. The service is also provided in Lander on Tuesday, Feb. 18 and Tuesday, March 4 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the CWC Lander Center, 427 Main Street. In cooperation with the Internal Revenue Service, CWC is one of the many Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites around the country. VITA volunteers assist low income, elderly and disabled taxpayers with their tax returns. The income limit is approximately $52,000 to qualify for the free service. Taxpayers needing assistance should bring their 2013 tax package, all wage and earning statements (Form W-2), all interest statements (Form 1099), information for all deductions/credits, proof of account for direct deposit or refund (voided check), Social Security cards for dependents and/or spouse, birth date of all dependents and any other relevant …


Wind Chill Warning in effect this morning; Bitter cold the rule across the region today

(Riverton, Wyo) – The National Weather Service Office reported this morning a very cold day is ahead with temperatures well below zero across the region. The NWS also issued a Wind Chill Warning for the lower elevations this morning.