Free Tax Prep for people with low income, CPE for CPA's


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyndifferent sites on different days, mail toBox 1040, Cathedral StationNew York, NY 10025


Tax Prep for Low Income Taxpayers -CPE for CPA's avail.

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In late January/early February 2016, Community Tax Aid (CTA) will train volunteers to prepare tax forms (federal, state and local) for low income tax payers. Volunteers will then serve one morning, afternoon or evening per week at one of our sites. Our sites are in all boroughs except S.I. Services are provided from mid-Feb. to Mid-April.

We are different from other free tax prep organizations in that our training when followed by volunteer tax prep time qualifies for CPE credit for CPA's - a definite benefit for the volunteer. Also, for tax payers we can file out of state and prior year forms, some forms not handled by VITA and other IRS free prep sites, and we also have people available year round if needed for follow-up tax info. Many of our clients have been with us for many years. Anyone who has experience filling out tax forms and feels comfortable doing them should be able to serve after training. Our volunteers come from all walks of life. Many of our sites are handicapped accessible.

This opportunity is sponsored by: Community Tax Aid, Inc.

We need volunteers who are free at these times: Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings 6-9 PM or Saturdays 10-1 or 1-4PM or Sundays 12-3 PM

This volunteer opportunity is available to the following types of volunteers: adults, especially those with tax experience, lawyers, accountants and accounting students.

Contact Person: Judith Russell, , 646-200-5080, or email to (EMAIL preferred.)

For additional information check out our website:


  • Accounting
  • Customer Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • People Skills
  • ETC / Tax Assistance

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Training 6-8 hrs +Tax prep 3-4 hrs/wk for 11 wks
  • English

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