VITA Free Tax Prep 2021

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IRS-certified tax preparers do your taxes -- follow these steps in our new low-contact process:

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Step 1: Pick up a tax prep packet inside the main library door or download it here starting JAN 23.


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Step 2: Homework

-Follow directions in packet to complete forms and gather your tax documents.

-Click here to make your Drop-Off appointment (link will be active soon).


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 Step 3: Drop-Off appointment at the library

-Come to the library parking lot North Door (look for sign).

-Follow directions on sign to contact tax preparer, who will come out to speak to you.

-Leave packet to be processed.



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 Step 4: Review/Sign appointment

-VITA contacts you when your taxes are completed.

-Click here to make your Review/Sign appointment.

-Come to library parking lot North Door, once again follow the directions to contact tax preparers

-Volunteer will bring out your tax return to review and sign.

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Step 5: VITA e-files your taxes

(e-file is highly recommended, but VITA can prepare paper returns)



TAX DROP-OFF AND REVIEW/SIGN IS BY APPOINTMENT!

  • Appointments may take about 30 minutes.
  • Prepare your packet and make your Drop-Off appointment ASAP.
  • Tax processing time depends on volunteer work flow.
  • After you have been notified that your taxes are complete, make your Review/Sign appointment ASAP.
  • Only a limited number of appointments are available. Make your appointment as soon as you are ready. We cannot accommodate a late March/April rush.
  • Limited Drop-offs and Review/Signs may be allowed without an appointment if volunteers are not busy; show up at the parking lot North Door and follow instructions on the sign to contact the tax program.
  • Appointments are your best bet for getting in!


Do you qualify for VITA to prepare your taxes?  

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What kind of returns does VITA prepare?  

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We DO PREPARE and efile**

  • Returns with claims for those who didn’t receive Economic Impact Payments 
  • Prior year tax returns
  • Self-employment, independent contractor returns
  • Tax credits: EITC, education, child care….
  • Schedules A, B, C, D
  • ITIN application (paper) tax returns  

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We DO NOT PREPARE** 

  • Rentals (schedule E) (includes Air B&B)
  • Depreciation
  • NY, CA, Conn, complex state returns
  • Healthcare with “shared policy allocation           
  • 1040 N/R (non-residents: in US less than 183 days)
  • Very complex returns, unusual investment returns

**incomplete lists, email questions to tetonVITA@gmail.com.

Questions? 

  • Call VITA at (307)264-5777 if you need help making appointments or have questions about the tax prep process.

  • Email VITA at tetonVITA@gmail.com if you have questions while preparing your packet, or tax-specific questions. Never share PII over email (personally identifiable information like social security numbers, birth dates, and ITIN numbers).

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