Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Preparers Wanted
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program provides free income tax preparation for low-to-moderate income people and is seeking volunteers to serve as tax preparers this year.
IRS training is provided to all applicants to ensure all volunteer tax preparers are educated on the most up to date filling rules and procedures.
There are two volunteer positions available, both of which that work under the supervision of a local Site Coordinator. Our specific needs are for:
Intake Specialists: greet tax filers, conduct an intake review to make sure all documents are present for a complete and accurate tax return, and offer resources for other financial needs filers may have
Tax Preparers: no previous tax or finance experience necessary, just a computer aptitude and a willingness to learn. Training and software are provided. Duties include:
Complete Standards of Conduct and Tax certifications
Conduct interview with taxpayer using standardized IRS form
Prepare federal tax return within your certification;
Assist Quality Reviewer, taxpayer in finalizing return.
Volunteers are expected to complete standards of conduct and other appropriate certification and commit 3-5 hours every week or every other week from January until early April.
Granite United Way operates VITA sites in:
- White River Junction
“Virtual” VITA sites, in which returns are prepared remotely, also seeks volunteers in:
For more information, please contact Cary Gladstone, Sr. Director, 211-NH & Asset Building Strategies, firstname.lastname@example.org or (603) 625-6939, ext. 128.