VITA Volunteer


Published:

12/08/2017

Start Date

01/02/2018

End Date

04/16/2018

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Short-Term (few weeks/months)

Address

51 Sleeper Street
Boston, MA 02210
Boston
MA
02210
United States

Description

Volunteers are needed for the upcoming tax season - No prior tax experience required and FREE training is provided!


The United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley in partnership with seven agencies in Eastern MA, is looking for volunteers to support Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites during tax season (January 2018 to April 15, 2018). Volunteers will assist individuals and families in preparing their tax returns, claiming benefits for which they are eligible such as Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and being connected to financial education and asset building opportunities. Services are provided free of charge.


As a tax preparer you will be responsible for providing tax return preparation services to eligible taxpayers at these agencies. Volunteer expectations include:  


18+ years of age

Complete training and obtain IRS certification, including the use of electronic filing software

Commit to volunteering a minimum number of hours as required by each site during the tax season.

Commitment will run January-mid-April 

Training is provided through each site depending on availability.  



Benefits

Training Provided

How To Apply

https://supportunitedway.galaxydigital.com/need/?tag=Tax+Preparation

Follow this link to United Way's Volunteer HQ site for agency details on VITA opportunities. 

 https://supportunitedway.galaxydigital.com/need/?tag=Tax+Preparation



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