Information on Free Tax Preparation Programs and How You Can Help Families File for Free
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers help families file their tax returns and claim any money for which they are eligible. Interested in learning more?
- If you are interested in becoming a VITA volunteer, you can find your local VITA site (and their contact information) here: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/find-a-location-for-free-tax-prep
- If you are an organization that communicates with individuals across the country, you can invite anyone who is interested in becoming a VITA volunteer to learn more and express their interest here: https://www.irs.gov/individuals/irs-tax-volunteers
- Check out Prosperity Now’s free online training curriculum for individuals preparing to become volunteers: https://prosperitynow.org/vita-train
The Taxpayer Opportunity Network (TON) connects free tax preparation programs, advocates, coalitions and other stakeholders to resources, information, network peers and training to help them support vulnerable populations and advocate for a more equitable tax system. You can join Prosperity Now’s Taxpayer Opportunity Network by clicking here.