IRS Certified Tax Preparer: VITA volunteers work one-on-one with clients to prepare federal and state tax returns. After completing the required training in tax law and tax software, you will be ready to help guide eligible taxpayers through the entire tax return process. Volunteers also act as a valuable resource for answering client questions about their tax return, and making sure that families are able to access important credits, such as the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit. About the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program: Our team of dedicated volunteers prepares over 1,000 tax returns each year. Last year, this totaled over $2.12 million in refunds! This accounts for, on average, 9% of our clients' annual income, meaning that VITA is an integral component of the suite of financial services we offer at TND. No experience is necessary and we provide all the training required. Training is held in January, with tax preparation running from Jan 26 - Apr 16. Overall, VITA is a lot of fun and a great opportunity to meet a lot of people, learn a new skill, and make sure community members are able to access free, quality financial services. This program can't happen without volunteers like you!
Posted on December 19, 2016