Quality Reviewer at a VITA Tax Site



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End Date


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Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


1000 Vermont Avenue Northwest
Suite 920
District of Columbia
United States


The Quality Reviewer volunteers at a tax site providing free tax preparation for low-income taxpayers operated by Community Tax Aid. Serving as a technical tax expert for a tax site the reviewer is responsible for ensuring that all returns prepared meet the quality requirements of the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. Quality Reviewers review each tax return completed by a volunteer, correct errors, and provide substantive tax knowledge and guidance to volunteers. The Quality Reviewer also assists the Site Coordinator in ensuring the efficient operation of the tax site.

Skills and Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience preparing individual income tax returns or qualified CPA or Enrolled Agent with at least two-year’s individual income tax preparation experience is required. Previous experience with volunteer low-income tax assistance programs preferred. Requires a detail oriented, organized, efficient, individual who is able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Quality Reviewers must complete special Quality Review training and the pass the IRS Volunteer tax preparer certification exam at the Advanced level. Training will be conducted in January. Please indicate in cover letter if proficient in another language other than English.


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How To Apply


Volunteers should be available to work one or more of the following times: weekday evenings, Wednesday or Thursdays mid-day, Saturdays or Sundays from late January through mid-April. Quality Reviewers are needed at several of our sites in Washington DC and Prince George’s County MD.

Please submit a resume and cover letter, indicating your interest in volunteering as a quality reviewer to volunteer@communitytaxaiddc.org.