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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Tax preparation, including participation in IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs.
For the third 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.
The partnership of the EITC Project, alliance members, AARP and the lRS SPEC (stakeholders partnership education communication) Unit, has resulted in all increased number of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites where EITC-eligible workers can obtain assistance in preparing their annual income tax free of charge--and it's a perfect example of the collaborative efforts of the alliance.
One of the long-standing pro-bono services provided in the tax area has been through the efforts of accounting students and their professors, working with the IRS and state tax agencies, to establish and operate sites for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
All volunteers are trained through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service.
Recently, a company proposed to sponsor a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site at its company headquarters.
UCCU Demonstrates Exemplary Service Through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program-
NeighborWorks organizations and other community-based nonprofits offering tax preparation services typically do so as part of the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs.
At the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program this week at Worcester State College, individuals continued to trickle into the Sullivan Academic Center for free help with their tax returns.
Because of this high return on investment, many cities now lead or participate in local EITC outreach campaigns to raise awareness about the tax credit and local Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites.
The Pro Bono Committee of the Tax Section of the ABA is raising the level of participation in the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, and is asking for support.
The Santa Clarita Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will help people with basic tax returns, particularly those with low and limited incomes, individuals with disabilities, and non-English-speaking and elderly taxpayers.

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