Finisher volunteer for the Tax Prep Program
WhenIt's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.
Where210 O StreetLincoln, NE 68508
A Finisher is a detail-oriented volunteer that is able to provide finishing steps on the tax return. A Finisher will sit with taxpayer to explain the return, answer any taxpayer questions, and confirm critical information with the taxpayer. The Finisher will then obtain taxpayer signatures and provide the taxpater a copy of their return. Successfully complete ADVANCED Tax Law Certification.
Explain the taxpayer’s return and answer any taxpayer questions
Review all relevant documents along with asking any follow up questions if needed
Inform taxpayers that they are responsible for the information on their return before asking the taxpayer to sign the return.
Secure taxpayer signatures on Form8879 for e-filed returns. Secure taxpayer signatures on returns for paper-filed returns and assemble packets for taxpayers to mail.
Provide taxpayers a copy of their return
Ensure that all taxpayer documents are confidentially and securely stored.
Ensure that finished returns are marked for e-file submission or are marked as paper filed
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Satisfaction in being able to work independently
Ability to deal with taxpayers and ask as many questions as needed
Attention to small details, able to work in a fast-paced environment
Finisher requires a minimum of 16 hours of training; receiving training on ethics, tax law, and tax software. Highly encouraged to certify for Cancelation of Debt and Health Savings Accounts, Military returns, and Foreign Student returns
Suggested volunteer commitment:
We encourage volunteers to sign up to volunteer at least 1-2 times a week as their schedule allows.
- Data Entry
- ETC / Tax Assistance
- Customer Service
Good Match For
Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
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