(Fort Leonard Wood)–The Fort Leonard Wood Tax Center will be opening on January 11th on the post and will remain open through April 16th to provide free tax return preparation services for active-duty service members, retirees, and their dependent family members. The tax center will be located at 316 Missouri Avenue, Building 315, and the hours of operation are planned to be from 8:30 a-m to 4 p-m Monday through Friday and 9 a-m to noon every other Saturday beginning January 23rd. There will be new policies in place to assist in limiting the spread of Covid-19. Only the head of a household will be allowed in the Tax Center. In-person service is limited to clients within a 100-mile radius of Fort Wood. Clients must bring their own copies of documents and make sure to bring all pages of their paperwork. Face coverings must be worn at all times inside the Tax Centers. Clients will have to wait outside if the waiting room reaches capacity. Drop off and pick up service is the preferred method of tax preparation. All clients will need to bring military identification, last year’s tax return, social security cards for everyone named on the tax return, all W-2’s and any proof of all other earned or unearned income, interest statements, proof of health insurance, and a voided check or bank routing and account numbers.