During tax season, we teach low-income taxpayers to prepare their own returns using MyFreeTaxes.com. Experienced, trained session leaders run the program, offering coaching in English and Spanish.
We need certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers to help low-income individuals and families to file their own tax returns. Volunteers will assist experienced trainers as they lead clients through a web interface called MyFreeTaxes.com. We need your help to support these trainers by answering client questions and monitoring the room.
Last year we helped 243 families claimed more than $515,000 in tax refunds.
Benefits: You will be helping grateful people learn how to file their own tax returns and gain knowledge about tax law.
Requirements: need an IRS VITA certification in order to serve as a tax volunteer. You can get this through the IRS website: https://apps.irs.gov/app/vita/. Basic level required.
We have sessions every Friday at 6:00pm and Saturday at 10:00am starting Friday, January 19th.
Must be able to commit through the tax season (last day Saturday, April 14).
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- 4 months - Friday 6:00pm and Saturday 10:00am
- Need an IRS VITA certification. Basic level required.