Free Tax Preparation/Filing Assistance for families making $54,000/year or less will be offered again this year at the Blake Memorial Library on Mondays from 4:00 – 7:00 pm starting January 29 (through April 9). Please note: There will be no Tax Prep assistance available on February 19 (Presidents’ Day) or April 2. Appointments can be drop-in or scheduled ahead.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. VITA is sponsored by and all volunteer preparers receive training from the IRS and the Vermont Department of Taxes. For more information or to make an appointment, please call or text Marcey Carver at (802) 291-0525.
In addition to preparing state and federal tax returns, our volunteers will help file Vermont’s renter’s rebate, homestead declaration and property tax adjustment forms.
1. your social security card or a government issued document that contains your full social security number
2. A valid photo ID
3. Your tax documents including property tax bills
The VITA program is made possible by Capstone Community Action and the IRS.
***Common income tax forms and instruction booklets are also available at the library for those who are doing their own taxes. Right now, we have Forms 1040 and 1040EZ and instruction booklets for Form 1040. Form 1040A and instructions booklets for forms 1040EZ and 1040A expected to arrive soon; call ahead.