With just 16 days till the IRS federal tax filing April 17 deadline, this week's Readers' Choice poll is quite timely.
Where's the best place in Gilroy for income tax preparation?
Gilroy counts several reputable CPAs who help local residents with this tedious civic duty that sometimes prompts procrastination.
Gilroyans can even get their taxes done for free by attending one of several upcoming events at Gavilan College. Free tax preparation services are available on a walk-in basis and are open to low-income individuals. People who are multi-lingual will be available to assist Spanish and Vietnamese speakers as well.
The upcoming events at Gav College will be taking place on and .
The winner of this poll will be determined using a point system based on the most verified votes together with the best ratings in businesses' directory listings.
If there is a tie, the business with the highest number of positive reviews in the listings and comments in the Readers' Choice article will be declared the winner.
Voting results posted in real time shall not be deemed official until Patch has reviewed and confirmed all of the votes.
Voting is open until 9 a.m. Friday and the winner, announced around noon, will receive a "Readers' Choice 2012" certificate.
The official Readers' Choice Contest rules are attached to the right of this article.
So which one is it going to be? And make sure to tell us why your choice should be crowned the best tax preparation business around. And if we're leaving a business off the list, let us know and we'll update the post.