Earned Income Tax Credit Program: Tax Preparers


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Cause Areas

When

Thu Jan 25, 2018 - Sun Apr 15, 2018

Where

8755 Aero DriveSAN DIEGO, CA 92123
Volunteer for our Earned Income Tax Credit Program TODAY!

About

Description:

SAY's EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) program provides free filing for tax returns for low - to moderate income families and individuals.

Tax Filing Volunteers will receive FREE IRS training (or one can test out if they have accounting/tax preparation experience), relatively flexible time commitment, familiarity with computers, good communication skills with clients to understand financial/tax issues.

This is an excellent opportunity and great experience for students, seniors and professionals!


Location:
SAY San Diego Office (Kearny Mesa) and other locations in North Central San Diego

Start Date/End Date: Jan. 25th, 2018 - April 15th, 2018

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet and file clients taxes
  • Provide basic knowledge of financial and tax information to clients

Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and written communication. Ability to communicate in a professional, pleasant and courteous manner.
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines.
  • Proficient keyboard skills, including typing, word processing
  • Ability to keep accurate detailed records
  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Fluency in Spanish is a plus but not mandatory
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Time Commitment:

Once a week (Monday through Friday) for 3-4 hours between 9:00am-9:00pm

Training and Support:

Training will be provided--earn a free Tax Preparer certificate from the IRS! Tax volunteers can begin online training as early as December.

In-person software training will be in January. More information to come.


Skills/Benefits:

  • Gain experience in basic tax filing, business and administration work
  • Become familiar with SAY San Diego’s resources
  • Pro-bono hours can be provided
  • Build community among peers and volunteers

Contact:

Maria Contreras, Program Supervisor
Email: mcontreras@saysandiego.org

Skills

  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Adult Education
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a week (Monday through Friday) for 3-4 hours
  • Must complete/pass online training and attend in-person training

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