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Tax Preparer Volunteer (In-Person)

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Boston Tax Help Coalition

  • 6 people are interested

Tax Preparers

  • Prior tax experience is not necessary. We will train! Tax Preparer volunteers prepare and file taxes with eligible taxpayers using IRS TaxWise software. Volunteers are encouraged to serve at any site (or combination of sites) as they wish. Volunteers may choose in-person and/or virtual volunteering.
    • In-person volunteering: Volunteers will physically go to the tax site, and prepare tax returns. Volunteers will NOT provide face to face service with clients. Taxpayers will have their tax documents scanned and volunteers will prepare the taxpayer’s return.
  • Commitment: Volunteers are respectfully requested to volunteer at their selected tax site at least 4 hours per week, or for a total of 30 hours of service throughout the tax season.
  • Training: All new volunteers are required to take remote training via video conferencing. The training focuses on tax law, the correct usage of reference materials, software training, tax return practice, and the IRS certification exam. All Volunteers (new and returning) must pass the IRS Basic Tax Preparation certification exam to volunteer at a tax site.

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About Boston Tax Help Coalition


43 Hawkins St, Boston, MA 02114, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Boston Tax Help Coalition is to broaden pathways from poverty to financial empowerment by maximizing the impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit and other tax credits through quality, free tax preparation, financial education and economic stability opportunities.


The Boston Tax Help Coalition has 30 free tax sites in the city of Boston, providing free tax preparation and asset building services for low-income residents.

Each tax season, the Coalition recruits, trains and manages over 400 volunteers to operate community tax assistance centers, providing tax preparation and credit building services throughout Boston's neighborhoods. We have opportunities to help as VITA tax preparers, community engagement liaison, Financial Guides, and bi-lingual interpreters.

Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.


76 Monument StreetCharlestown, Boston, MA 02129



  • Financial Literacy
  • Financial Planning
  • ETC / Tax Assistance
  • Accounting




  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once you obtain your certification, please commit 4 hours per week during the tax season. The schedule is flexible.

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