4th district congressman Dan Newhouse is hosting a free tax preparation awareness event Friday at the downtown library. Rep. Newhouse will be joined by the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) to inform community members about free tax preparation options available this tax season through the IRS Free File program and the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

The briefing will highlight the Free File services, and community and industry leaders will be available to answer questions and provide information about free online and in-person tax prep resources in the area. the event will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday at the Yakima Central Library at 102 North 3rd Street. Tune in Friday morning at 8:45 a.m. when Dave and Lance will speak live with the lawmaker about the event and other issues happening in Washington D.C.