VITA

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers FREE tax help to taxpayers who need assistance. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified taxpayers. Don't pay for filing, loans, or a rapid refund. 

You may be eligible for:
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) up to $3,584 per child
  • Child Tax Credit up to $2,000 per child
Qualified taxpayers can include, but is not limited to:
  • Low- to moderate-income households
  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals with limited English
  • Individuals living in the surrounding rural communities

Make an appointment with 211!

Starting mid-January, contact 211 for an appointment to have an IRS-certified volunteer prepare and file your taxes at one of our VITA sites. Simply dial 2-1-1 or (352) 332-4636 to make an appointment, or you can schedule online using the link below.
 
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Or you can prepare your taxes at home with MyFreeTaxes.com.
 
 

What should I bring to my appointment?

Please click here to check what you need to bring for your VITA appointment.

Interested in Becoming a Volunteer?

Learn to prepare taxes and make a difference in your community at the same time. How can you make a difference? By simply volunteering to help your community by preparing taxes free of charge with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
 
Submit your application now by using the VITA/TCE Volunteer and Partner Sign Up and you will be one step closer to becoming a VITA tax volunteer. Applicant's information will be forwarded to the appropriate IRS office.
Certification in limited tax law is necessary, but training will be provided.
 
For more information, email vitasupport@unitedwayncfl.org.
 
2019 Tax Year Results:
  • Refunded $1,992,795 to the community and saved taxpayers $530,670 in paid fees for a total impact of $3,127,159.
  • Taxpayers were refunded $603,694 through the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).
  • Taxpayers saved an average of $294 in paid tax fee preparations by using VITA.

Starting in mid-January, dial 2-1-1 for a drop-off appointment to have an IRS-certified volunteer prepare and file your taxes.