Volunteer Income Tax Assistance


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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

An IRS program providing free tax advice and preparation to persons who make less than $49,000 per year or who are eligible for the earned income tax credit. The IRS recruits and trains volunteers each year to implement this program. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance was created in 1971.
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Military members, including retirees, are eligible to receive free tax consultation and preparation through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance locations.
Explain additional tax services avail-able to the military community such as Volunteer Income Tax Assistance clinics
2: Allison Jackson, left, banking office manager for Bank of New Hampshire, presents a $2,000 check to Miranda Bergmeier, director of communications and events for the Family Resource Center at Gorham, which is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site.
The Internal Revenue Service certified program, called the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, is hosted by the Main South Community Development Corp.
January 28 will mark the fifth annual Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day, an effort by the IRS to encourage local governments, community organizations and other stakeholders to bring attention to the EITC and opportunities for free tax filing services through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites.
For the fourth consecutive year, the American Bar Association has awarded Barry University School of Law its National Law Student Division Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Award.
Low-income individuals and families who need help preparing their federal and state tax forms can receive free help from the Wayne and Roberta Colmer Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at California State University, Northridge.
Several authors have discussed the benefits of "service learning" in the accounting curriculum and, more specifically, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
As part of the AICPA's 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy effort, the Institute is helping CPAs join the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
The IRS and community partners promote this service through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites, where trained volunteers prepare federal tax returns without charge.
Every year since 1993, Cheryl Cruz, a CPA, attorney and accounting professor, has trained a group of her students to participate in the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Such activities can be conducted in an environment similar to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program or in conjunction with the IRS or other tax practitioner/professional organization-sponsored events.

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