Rio Grande City, United Way Now Offering Free Tax Prep. Services



Rio Grande City

The City of Rio Grande, and the United Way of South Texas organization have come together to provide free tax preparation assistance to local families earning less than $51,000. These free services will be provided by trained volunteers at Rio Grande City Hall every Tuesday, and Thursday.

According to a notice distributed by the City, anyone interested in taking advantage of the free services is encouraged to bring along important tax documents including; Valid identification, Social Security Cards for all household members, Forms W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers, Interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099), A copy of last year’s tax return if available, Bank Routing Numbers and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit, Total paid for a day care provider and the day care provider’s tax identifying number. To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, and both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

The free tax preparation services are available every, Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Rio Grande City Hall is located on 101 S. Washington St. Rio Grande City. For more information, residents are encouraged to call (956) 607-9030. Information can also be requested via email at


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