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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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance offices and Military OneSource offer free tax consultation and electronic filing to eligible service and family members.
Trained volunteers from AARP's volunteer income tax assistance program will provide free tax help, by appointment, to seniors.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides another vehicle through which essential skills can be acquired by college students.
AABC also provides financial education (including the FDIC Money Smart curriculum), IRS educational programs for the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit, and free income tax preparation services through IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites.
Examples of the types of pro bono services that CPAs regularly perform include volunteering at IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance [The CPA Letter, Feb.] and "Fax Counseling for the Elderly sites, at community and academic-based low-income tax clinics, as well as providing free seminars to local associations about tax, accounting and finance topics, he explained.
The Air Force offers free tax advice, assistance, preparation and electronic filing through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
She was active with the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) at SWT last year and a San Marcos High School Mentor for 2002-2003.
Attached to a post outside a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site in Camden, N.J., this past winter was an ad for a recognizable financial services company offering tax preparation for the people in that particular low-income area - for a charge likely around $300.
* a person who provides assistance and counseling as part of the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) or Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs; and
Browns Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Permanence Act was included in the larger Taxpayer First Act to modernize the IRS, improve taxpayer services and strengthen taxpayer protections.
Patel is among 16 Roosevelt business students who trained earlier this year to be volunteer tax preparers with the not-for-profit organization Ladder Up Chicago, which runs the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program during tax season at sites throughout Chicagoland.
Citizens Bank donated $50,000 to support Granite United Way's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program that offers free tax prep for low to moderate income families.

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