Tax forms limited at libraries

February 17, 2014 

Tax forms limited at library

Taxpayers used to finding an unlimited selection of income tax forms at local libraries may be disappointed this year. The states of North and South Carolina are no longer sending state income tax forms to public libraries.

York County Libraries currently have a limited supply of Internal Revenue Service 1040 forms, and other IRS forms. The amount of publications and forms supplied to area libraries by the IRS has been greatly reduced from last year to encourage electronic filing. Libraries will not be able to order additional forms once supplies are depleted.

South Carolina individual income tax forms are available at the Rock Hill Service Center, 454 S. Anderson Road, Business & Technology Center, suite 202, Rock Hill or by calling 803-324-7641 or at sctax.org. For information on federal tax forms contact the Internal Revenue Service at 1-800-829-1040 or irs.gov. Tax information is online at yclibrary.org, including schedules for local sites where AARP and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) are offering free tax filing assistance.

Conservation meeting Monday

YORK The next commissioners meeting of the York Soil and Water Conservation District will be at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, the USDA Service Center, 1460 E. Alexander Love Hwy.

The public or other agencies interested in conservation issues are invited. For information, call 803-684-3137.

Small grant applications accepted

Small Grants through the Arts Council of York County are available to individual artists, nonprofit organizations and schools throughout York County. The deadline to apply is 9 a.m. March 3.

The grants program provides support for small or pilot arts activities, artist professional development, new and developing programs or organizations, and special projects of high artistic quality that cannot support themselves. The Arts Council will be awarding $8,795 to projects occurring during April-June. Organizations and individual artists may request up to $1,000 per grant and may receive up to two grants in a calendar year.

Call 803-328-2787 or visit yorkcountyarts.org for more information.

Blood drives set

Community Blood Center of the Carolinas schedules the following blood drives:

• 1-7 p.m. Feb. 24, Piedmont Medical Center, 222 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. Free T-shirt and PMC Lunch Card.

• 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 25, Piedmont Medical Center, Main Entrance, 222 S. Herlong Ave., Rock Hill. Free T-shirt and PMC Lunch Card.

CBCC’s Pints for Pounds campaign is underway. CBCC will donate seven pounds of food for every blood donation through Feb. 28 to Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. Visit cbcc.us for more information or to make an appointment at any location.

Animal foster homes needed

The Animal Adoption League seeks foster homes for dogs and cats.

Time and resources to provide a foster animal with adequate care is a must. Other requirements vary depending on animal needs. Foster homes are asked to provide foster animals with plenty of love, adequate food and water, shelter from the elements and exercise. Administering medication may also be necessary.

AAL is a nonprofit organized in 1992 by a group of individuals based in the Charlotte area. The mission to provide veterinary care and temporary-to-permanent housing for homeless and rescued animals.

For more information, visit mynextpet.com.

CAAC has more volunteer opportunities

Clover Area Assistance Center is looking for volunteers to help stock pantry shelves. Opportunities are available daily.

Volunteers are needed to keep food, toiletries and paper products sorted and stocked on a daily basis. Stocking volunteers are needed for at least three days a week and at varying hours throughout the day.

CAAC is at 1130 S.C. 55 E. Food donations can be dropped off 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, and 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday.

For more information or to request a volunteer application packet, call 803-222-4837 or email davidcaac@bellsouth.net.

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