VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX ASSISTANCE
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers
What is VITA?
The IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals providing the maximum benefits available to the tax payer and encouraging them to file their returns.
VITA volunteers do meaningful work in the fight against poverty.
VITA sites offer free tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns, including:
People who generally make $60,000 or less
Persons with disabilities; and
Limited English-speaking taxpayers
What is the commitment?
There are many volunteer positions with the VITA program, from Greeter to Site Administrator.
Must be a United States Citizen or be a permanent resident in the United States.
There is an opportunity for professionals to receive CE credits for participation.
Interested in becoming a VITA volunteer?
In Billings, call District 7 HRDC 406-247-4732 or email MSU-B at email@example.com. More information can also be found on the IRS website https://www.irs.gov/individuals/irs-tax-volunteers
Need tax assistance?
You can contact both programs via the above information or you make an appointment online at https://www.montana.edu/business/accounting/vita/schedule.html
PLEASE NOTE: The Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance – Billings Chapter, is not affiliated with the VITA program; this information is provided as a service to help connect those interested in volunteering or those in need looking for free tax filing assistance.