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The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides free tax preparation for individuals who earn up to $55,000 annually providing immediate cash to supplement living expenses, pay debt, or save money.

Eligibility to receive free tax filing:

  • Earn up to $55,000 a year
  • If filing your taxes jointly, your spouse must be present at the time of drop off
Services provided by VITA:
  • 2017 – 2020 Tax Preparation
  • 1040X Amended Tax Returns (regardless of the location where initially prepared )
  • Free W-7 application assistance for the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

What to bring to receive free tax filing:

  • Original photo identification
  • Original Social Security Number card
  • All tax documents including W-2s, 1099R’s, SSA-1099, 1099Misc, bank interest, or dividend forms (if paying for Obamacare 1095A)
  • Completed intake forms in English or Spanish

Where to receive free tax filing:

The Guadalupe Community Center VITA office is open for assistance:

  • Monday – Thursday 1:00pm-7:00pm
  • Friday 12:00pm-6:00pm
  • Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm

Bring copies or original photo identification, Social Security Number cards, and tax documents at drop-off. Tax preparation will be returned within 48-72 hours. Returns will continue to be processed through April 15th.

 How to be a VITA volunteer:

VITA volunteers will not be interacting with clients to process tax returns. Interested volunteers can visit the VITA volunteer registration website to register. Volunteers are provided 20 hours of IRS-certified training for free basic tax preparation. Register with  Volunteer Services to become a certified tax preparation volunteer.

The volunteer training sessions are:

  • January 23rd and 30th 8:00am-5:00pm
  • January 25th through 28th  5:30pm-9:30pm
  • February 6th and 13th 8:00am-5:00pm
For more information, contact the Guadalupe Community Center VITA office at (210) 222-2975.