Children’s Books on Wheels (CBOW) is launching their Super Tax Day Kick-Off Event

By: Margie Taylor
| Published 01/24/2023


CONROE, TX -- Children’s Books on Wheels (CBOW) is launching their Super Tax Day Kick-Off Event from 10:00am until 3:00pm at the Montgomery County Memorial Library Conroe Central Location, 104 I-45, in Conroe on January 27 and January 28 10:00am-3:00pm at the Sleepy Hollow Multipurpose Building, 9847 Sleepy Hollow Road in Tamina.

In partnership with the IRS CBOW provides Solutions for Communities Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for families with an annual income of $57,000 or less by certified IRS volunteers at various mobile sites February through April 18th deadline for filing.

Services are provided in English, Spanish, and other languages as needed or requested.

Additional VITA Tax Days and Times:
Conroe Main Library
Feb 4, 11, 18, 25
(104 I-45, Conroe)
March 4, 11, 18, 25
April 1, 15

Sleepy Hollow Multipurpose Building
Feb 3, 10, 24
(9845 Sleepy Hollow Road)
March 3, 10, 17
April 14, 17, 18
10:00am- 3:00pm

Hope for the Hollow
Feb 7, 27
4:30pm- 8:30pm
(37027 Whipstock Rd, Magnolia)
March 7, 21
4:30pm- 8:30pm

The Woodlands Family YMCA
Feb 24
(6145 Shadowbend Place)
March 24

Mission Northeast
Feb 15, March 8
(22098 TX 494, New Caney)
April 12

Lone Star Family Health Center
Feb 23
(605 S. Conroe Medical Dr.)
March 23

Society of Samaritans
Feb 6
(31355 Friendship Dr., Magnolia)
March 13

Interested individuals and families are requested to call for an appointment by calling Rita Wiltz at (281) 844-7596 and to bring information with them to expedite the process.

• Proof of Identification

• Social Security Cards or Taxpayer ID

• W-2, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, or other wage statements from all employers

• Forms 1099-Interest and Dividend Statements

• Health Insurance Exemption Certificate

• Last year Federal and State tax returns

• Bank account numbers for direct deposit

• Daycare Provider Tax ID

• Forms 1095-A, B, and C Health Coverage Statements

• Income Transcripts from IRS

Children’s Books on Wheels was established in 2004 as a 501c3 nonprofit offering access to free books to all communities in Montgomery County. Seventy five percent of the population served by CBOW are at or below the poverty level. Rita Wiltz, Executive Director, and Founder, with her mobile team travel to community events, churches, businesses, and other non-profits in north, south, east, and west counties. Each year about 8,000 books are distributed throughout the community.

Other services offered by CBOW include assistance of social services in multiple languages to the unserved and underserved including free year-round tax services by IRS certified volunteers at no charge for eligible individuals since 2010, Project Re-Set assisting with trainings for technical fields that require OSHA10 or OSHA30, Confined Space, First Aid + AED training, and Forklift training certification, and KIDSTECH digital literacy to make reading accessible to all. Along with Project FUEL “A Breath of Fresh Air” family sessions.

The mission of Children’s Books on Wheels is to promote literacy by providing books and educational literature to Pre-K through 12th grade students and their families. Learn more about Children’s Books on Wheels by visiting their website or on their Facebook page