Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
APPOINTMENTS FOR THE 2016 FILING SEASON ARE NOW OPEN FOR REGISTRATION. PLEASE visit HTTPS://VITADUBAP.ACUITYSCHEDULING.COM to make an appointment.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program is an IRS-sponsored organization to provide free, confidential and secure preparation and filing of Federal and State income taxes for qualifying taxpayers. Certified volunteers sponsored by various organizations receive training to help prepare basic tax returns in communities across the country.
VITA @ DU
DU's VITA program began as a program for international students. Accounting students and members of Beta Alpha Psi gain experience preparing tax returns and, in the case of international students, dealing with international tax treaties. Each return, domestic and foreign, is reviewed by a professional. VITA @ DU helped prepare over 270 tax returns on-site last year alone.
You will receive a reminder email a few days before your scheduled appointment with more information on location and materials to bring with you. Sessions are held within either the Daniels College of Business or Margery Reed Hall, both buildings are on the DU campus.
DON'T QUALIFY FOR VITA HELP AT DU?
You can prepare your own taxes for free online at: http://www.unitedway.org/myfreetaxes/. With an income limit at $62,000, you can skip the lines while still being able to use the MyFreeTaxes hotline as a resource for all of your tax return questions. The site will transfer you to H&R Block for preparation and filing.
FOR MORE GENERAL INFORMATION, INCLUDING UPDATES ABOUT THE UPCOMING SEASON, PLEASE CHECK HTTP://WWW.COLORADOVITA.ORG.
FOR STUDENT VOLUNTEERS
If you are interested in volunteering this tax season, please email email@example.com for sign-up information.
FOR FIRM VOLUNTEERS
Firm representatives are a crucial part of the VITA program’s success. If you would like to volunteer your time and review tax returns, please send us an email. The link to the Foreign Student return training is now available online.