Volunteer Income Tax Preparer

Published

10/11/2018

Start Date

12/01/2018

End Date

04/30/2019

Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

721 State Street
Springfield
Massachusetts
01109
United States

Description

BASIC FUNCTION:


To provide free tax return preparation for eligible taxpayers. The volunteer is committed to provide high quality service and uphold the highest ethical standards in order to establish and ensure the greatest degree of accuracy and public trust.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


1. Attend in-person tax law training or complete online self-study preparation, including the use of electronic filing software, and obtain all necessary certifications.


2. Provide high-quality assistance to all customers. Directly prepare customer’s return based on information provided by the customer or having the customer answer tax related questions.


3. Prepare tax returns using electronic filing software.


4. Refer customers with complex returns to Site Coordinator for referral to IRS website or help number.


5. Maintain confidentiality of customer information.


QUALIFICATIONS:


1. Volunteers are needed M-F (daytime business hours) and Saturdays. From January through April 2019.  Volunteers are asked to donate at least 4 hours per week.


2. Available to attend tax preparation training in December and/or early January and successfully pass the IRS Certification prior to the start of tax preparation season.


3. Possess intermediate computer skills.


4. Able to interact with the public in a helpful and supportive manner.


5. Possess interviewing skills, or participate in interviewing skills training as needed.

Benefits

  • Training Provided
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

lauram@springfieldpartnersinc.com
http://www.springfieldpartnersinc.com

Contact Laura Failla Manship. 413.263.6500 x 6001 or lauram@springfieldpartnersinc.com


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