Ravalli County FCU Latest News

Free Tax Assistance

Tax season is here! Let Ravalli County Credit Union help file your taxes this year through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). VITA, operating under the umbrella of Rural Dynamics, offers free tax help to individuals and families who generally make $60,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their taxes. In addition to VITA, you may also prepare and file your own taxes with MYFreeTaxes.

MyFreeTaxes provides free federal and state preparation and filing assistance for qualifying individuals and families. Visit Rural Dynamics to learn more.

Drop off appointments are limited. Please call Torri  at (406) 363-4631 to schedule your FREE tax appointment today.

High School Member Scholarship Program

We are pleased to announce that Ravalli County Credit Union will be awarding a $3,000 scholarship to one graduating high school senior in Ravalli County.

All applications must be submitted no later than May 1, 2023

Criteria for Selection:

  • Must have been a Ravalli County Credit Union member for at least one year
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.50
  • Rank in the top 25% of graduating class
  • Minimum ACT score of 22 or SAT score of 1100

Documentation needed:

  • Completed Application
  • High school transcripts (showing rank in class)
  • Two letters of reference – please include one from a counselor or faculty member

Bitterroot’s BEST Financial Institution

A Special Note from the CEO:

I would like to thank the members of Ravalli County Credit Union who voted for us as Bitterroot’s Best Financial Institution! I would also like to thank my staff who continuously exceed our members’ expectations and provide amazing service to all who bank with us. The credit union philosophy is “people helping people.” I am honored that my staff and I are doing this every day for the best community in Montana and that we have been recognized for our efforts.
Darci Parsons
CEO
Ravalli County Credit Union

Important Tax Information

As 2022 comes to an end, tax season fast approaches and the tax information that is being provided to the IRS will be reported on your December 2022 account statement.

Members who are currently enrolled in e-statements will not receive a paper copy of the 1099-INT. Instead, it will be uploaded to online banking and will be ready to be viewed after January 1, 2023. If you are enrolled in e-statements and prefer to receive  a paper copy, please contact us to discuss deactivating e-statements prior to December 31, 2022.

When you receive your December statement, follow this link to download the “Instructions for Recipient” information found on the back of a standard 1099-INT form. These instructions explain how to read the tax information that will appear at the end of your December statement. Please contact us at 363-4631 with any questions.

Ravalli County FCU, we get it.