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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Overview and Information


For over 50 years, the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free basic tax return preparation to qualified individuals meeting the following criteria:

  • People who generally make $60,000 or less annually
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Limited English-speaking taxpayers

CAUW has partnered with the IRS to provide this service in order to help our ALICE families and individuals become more economically secure by:

  • Ensuring that our clients receive the Earned Income Tax, Child Tax, Additional Child Tax, and Education Credits for which they are eligible for.
  • Providing financial information and guidance to clients who are struggling to make ends meet. 





Scheduling Your FREE Tax Prep Appointment

Our sites for the 2024 tax season will offer drop-off or face-to-face models. Please pay attention to calendars - Drop-off appointments are for 30 minutes. Face-to-face appointments are for one hour. 

View 2024 VITA Locations


*Self-Serve Options for Households that earned less than $60,000 are also available: 


Schedule Your Appointment Now!

Items to Bring to Tax Preparation Appointment:

  • Photo ID (for you and your spouse, if filing jointly)
  • Social Security Card or ITN for each family member of your household
  • *All W-2 forms (wages) and all 1099 and 1098 forms
  • Child Care provider name, address and tax ID number
  • Checking and savings account numbers
  • Last year’s tax return
  • 1095-A Health Insurance Marketplace Statement (if applicable)
  • Other relevant information about income and expenses


Interested In Becoming a VITA Volunteer?


Fill out our volunteer request form!

VITA Volunteer Flier

VITA Volunteer Toolkit



Thank You to our VITA Partners and Funders  




Interested in becoming a VITA partner?  

Read more about our impact in the 10-Parish service area.  And email us at to learn more about the ways you can be involved!