In light of the recent progression of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) appointments have been cancelled.
Individuals who make less than $64,000 can visit www.MyFreeTaxes.com to file for free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
In addition to the convenience of filing at a time that works for you, MyFreeTaxes utilizes secured software, so you have the peace of mind that your information is safe. MyFreeTaxes also offers help with filing questions through phone, chat or email.
FREE TAX RETURN PREPARATION FOR YOU BY VOLUNTEERS
What is VITA?
Who can benefit from VITA?
When can I visit a VITA site?
What do I need to bring to a VITA site?
- Driver's License or Photo I.D.
- Social Security Card or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) for all members in your family
- All W-2 Forms
- If filing jointly, your spouse must be present
- Copy of prior year tax return
- 1099 Forms (if applicable)
- 1099-G Unemployment Benefits
- 1099-INT Interest from your bank
- 1099-R Pensions, Annuities, Retirement Plans
- Account Numbers for electronic deposit of refund
Become a VITA Volunteer
Learn to prepare taxes and make a difference in your community at the same time. How can you make a difference? By simply volunteering to help your community by preparing taxes free of charge with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.
- Free materials, training and testing to become IRS certified
- A network of like-minded individuals who are giving back to our community
- Welcome and thank you receptions
- Support from staff to answer questions and guide you throughout your experience
- Flexibility in picking the shifts and locations that work best for you
- A meaningful skill to add to your resume
- Trust from clients, who share parts of their lives with their financial information
- Participate in the IRS tax training and achieve basic or advanced certification in December
- Meet face-to-face with the taxpayer to gather information, review documents, and prepare the tax return
- Discuss the tax return with the taxpayer after quality review process is complete
For more information, contact Kathleen Stacey.