Business & Real Estate

Sacramento region tax help program kicks off with Saturday event

Individuals and families needing help with income tax return preparation can attend the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Capital Region Kick-Off event Saturday at Grant Union High School in Sacramento.

The event offering free tax-preparation help to eligible attendees is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 1400 Grand Ave., and organizers said an appointment is required.

To register, call 916-498-1000 or go to

The event is co-sponsored by the Sacramento Coalition for Working Families and United Way.

More information on free tax help sites can be found at

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover