Is Vita still doing taxes?

VITA offers free tax preparation for workers regardless of age. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, many VITA sites are closed for in-person services. An IRS-certified VITA volunteer will review your documents and contact you to obtain additional information to complete your tax return.

Who is eligible for Vita?

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.

What is VITA training?

Volunteer to help your community by preparing taxes free of charge with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Programs. You will receive training to provide free tax help for low-to-moderate income families who need assistance preparing their tax returns.

How long is VITA training?

Training to become a greeter takes two hours. Training to become a tax preparer consists of 10 hours of classroom training and an additional 20+ hours of self-study.

Where is Vita located?

VITA and TCE sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls and other convenient locations across the country.

Does Walmart do taxes for free?

Now, Wal-Mart is expanding the services it offers at tax time. This year, more than 3,000 Walmart stores will have either a Jackson-Hewitt or an H&R Block kiosk inside to help shoppers prepare and file their tax returns, and all consumers who qualify to submit a Form 1040EZ can do so free of charge.

Do you get paid for Vita?

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free income tax preparation/assistance to taxpayers whose gross income is $57,000 a year or less. If you make $69,000 or more, you can receive free fillable forms to help with your tax return.

Who sponsors Vita?

the Internal Revenue Service
The Cal State Vita Program is co-sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and State Farm.

Does Vita look good on resume?

The curriculum vita is the academic equivalent of the résumé. It lists most, if not all, of your academic accomplishments. If you are considering graduate school, have presented at an academic conference, or published in the field, you should maintain a vita as well as a résumé.

How do you become a VITA volunteer?

Getting Started. Complete the IRS inquiry form to get started. Your volunteer interest will be shared with sponsoring organizations in your area for follow-up contact. Then, volunteers will attend training sessions and become a certified VITA volunteer by passing an online test of the tax knowledge you have gained.

What software does Vita use?

The Internal Revenue Service has selected TaxSlayer as the new tax software provider for the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs, starting with the 2017 tax filing season.

Where is the cheapest place to do your taxes?

9 Free (Or Cheap) Ways To Do Your Taxes Online

  • ezTaxReturn.
  • FreeTaxUSA.
  • Credit Karma Tax.
  • TurboTax.
  • TaxAct.
  • IRS Free File.
  • TaxSlayer.
  • H&R Block. H&R Block offers a few options for online filing, in addition to their in-office drop-off services.