FORT HOOD, Texas — The Fort Hood Tax Center will host an opening ceremony 10:30 a.m. Jan. 23,  which is the first day that the Internal Revenue Service will accept electronically filed returns, here.

The center provides full-time tax preparation and filing services to Soldiers, Family members and DoD ID card holders and will operate on an appointment basis.

To schedule an appointment,  call 254-287-3294 or 254-288-7995; visit their Facebook page at  or stop by the center which is located in Building 13, on 52nd Street,  just west of III Corps Headquarters building.

Media desiring to cover this event should register no later than 8 a.m. Jan. 22. On Jan. 23, media should meet public affairs at the south side parking lot of the visitors’ center at 9:45 a.m.