The IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals. For over 50 years, VITA has offered free tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns, including: people who generally make $58,000 or less; persons with disabilities; and limited English-speaking taxpayers. Find a VITA site near you with this simple tool Get Free Tax Prep Help (treasury.gov)
United Way of Greater Atlanta provides free tax preparation services to the community through a partnership with the Internal Revenue Service. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides Greater Atlanta’s working individuals and families free tax prep to low-to-moderate income ($58,000 and under). Taxes are prepared by IRS trained and certified volunteers. We want you to keep ALL your tax refund. Why pay $250 – $500 to get your taxes prepared when you can have them prepared by an IRS certified volunteer for FREE! The last day to file your taxes on time is Monday, April 18, 2022. Make sure you Beat the Deadline! The following metro Atlanta churches are a part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program: Ebenezer Baptist Church, Saint Philip AME, Saint Philip Benizi Catholic Church, and Turner Chapel AME.
Choose One of the Two Filing Options That Works Best for You
1. This year, due to CDC guidelines for COVID-19, VITA is serving Greater Atlanta with free virtual tax prep opportunities as well as free limited in-person tax prep, by appointment only. Visit the United Way of Greater Atlanta website to find a VITA site that best meets your needs, Take Advantage of Free Tax Prep Today! - United Way of Greater Atlanta u>https://www.unitedwayatlanta.org/2022/02/02/free-tax-prep/> or use 211-texting service to find a VITA site. Text 211OD to 898211 and choose #3 For Tax Help.
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