Help low-income taxpayers with free tax prep.


Cause Areas

When

Tue Jan 31, 2017 08:30 AM - Tue Apr 11, 2017 04:30 PM

Where

SEVCA91 Buck DriveWestminster, VT 05158

Community members participate in training to certify as VITA volunteer tax assisters.

About

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers free tax preparation assistance to low or moderate income individuals. The VITA program is made possible with the time and talent of people like you. As a VITA volunteer, you will make a difference by helping in the free preparation of tax returns. You will learn a valuable skill and help eligible families in the Upper Valley get the income tax credits they are entitled to, without having tax preparation fees cut into their refunds.

Complete training is provided to enable you to become a certified volunteer tax preparer. Orientation and training starts November 29, 2016 and continues through January 2017. Tax preparation begins Jan. 31 and ends April 11, 2017 once a week in Westminster, VT.

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • Office Reception
  • People Skills
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Financial Literacy

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3 hrs./ week from late January to mid-April 2017
  • Online and class training Nov. 2016 - Jan. 2017, some positions require passing certification test.s

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