Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

 
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is a FREE service that aids qualifying local residents in claiming their tax refund dollars.
 
In 2016, more than 40 volunteers completed 885 tax returns, resulting in a $1.2M economic impact on Rutherford and Cannon counties.
 

 

Preparing for your visit:

REQUIRED ITEMS TO BRING

  1. Photo ID for both spouses, if filing jointly
  2. Original copies of Social Security Cards or ITINs (for everyone on the return)
  3. Proof of Income (a W2 for each employer during the tax year, 1099s, Social Security Income, Unemployment, Interest, etc.)
  4. Proof of Expenses if Claiming Any (Childcare, education, medical, property tax, itemized deductions, etc.)
  5. Proof of Mileage if claiming any (must be a written record. Please total any business expenses before arriving)
  6. Both spouses must be present if filing a joint return
HELPFUL ITEMS
  1. Last year’s tax return
  2. Direct deposit information
WE CANNOT PREPARE
  1. Schedule C with Losses (can only file one Schedule C per return. Must have expenses less than $10,000. No businesses with depreciation or inventory or claiming home office deduction.
  2. Complicated and Advanced Schedule D (capital gains and losses)
  3. Rental or Farm Income
  4. Certain travel and auto deductions

File from home:

United Way offers a free, online option so that you can file your taxes from the comfort of your own home. Click HERE to begin filing!