Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers free tax preparation and e-filing services to individuals and families with an annual household income at or below $60,000; persons with disabilities; and those who are older than 60 years of age.

VITA tax preparers are certified by the IRS to ensure that clients receive all eligible Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC) and Child Tax Credits. In addition, clients save money by not having to pay fees associated with tax preparation. Through the VITA program, we help hard-working individuals and families in our community take advantage of their tax dollars and reinvest their returns back into Southwestern Indiana.

Although the pandemic had slowed somewhat, it continued to impact the number of volunteers and sites available, as well as the number of appointments that could be accommodated. In total, 751 tax returns were filed. In the process, VITA preparers helped this year’s clients claim $332,530 in Earned Income Tax Credits, $307,651 in Child Tax Credits and $22,902 in Education Tax Credits. Overall, local residents recovered more than $1.2 million in overpaid taxes.   

2023 VITA Schedule

WorkOne Southwest
4600 Washington Ave. Suite 113
5-8 PM on Tuesdays from January 31 – April 11 

Tri-Cap Boonville
499 West State Route 62, Boonville, IN
1-4 PM on Tuesdays from January 31 – April 11

United Way
318 Main Street | Innovation Pointe, 1st Floor Media Suite
5:30-7:30 PM on Wednesdays from February 1 – April 12

Legal Aid Society
1 NW MLK Jr. Blvd. | Civic Center Room 105
1-4:30 PM on Mondays from January 30 – April 17
Call 812-435-5173 to schedule an appointment at this location

Christian Resource Center
499 Jefferson Street, Rockport, IN
9 AM-Noon on February 3 or 17 and March 3, 17 or 31

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