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|Registration Closes||Mar 14, 2020 12:00am or when space runs out.|
WHY VOLUNTEER AT A FREE TAX SITE?
It makes a big difference for hard-working families in our community! Every volunteer-prepared tax return yields an average refund of $2,469 for a hard-working household in our community. Sign up to be a VITA volunteer and put more tax refund money in the pockets of hard-working Arkansans!
Arkansas Asset Builders is a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program partner, providing free, volunteer-prepared tax preparation to individuals and families with annual incomes up to $56,000. Tax refunds that include the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) are an important resource for hard-working families, helping them to get ahead financially, pay down debt and work toward saving for the future. At VITA sites, IRS-trained and certified volunteers work one-on-one with filers to prepare and electronically file state and federal income tax forms at no charge and determine qualifications for tax credits and refunds.
TAX SITE ROLES
IF YOU HAVE THESE SKILLS…
WE’LL PROVIDE ALL THE TRAINING YOU NEED!
VITA is a meaningful, unique experience for the volunteers and filers. As a volunteer, you’ll:
VITA Volunteer Training Requirements
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. Through your service, you will make a positive difference in the lives of many of our community’s hardworking families. This page details the training and certification requirements necessary prior to serving at the VITA tax site in any volunteer capacity.
ALL Volunteers must register and complete a Volunteer Standards of Conduct test (10 questions). Tax preparation volunteers, intake coordinators, and savings specialists must also complete intake/interview and quality review training and pass the test (10 questions).
Tax Preparation Volunteers must also:
All tests and training resources can be found on the IRS Link & Learn website. You must create a username and password to access the certification tests. Step by step instructions on the volunteer training and certification process are available in our 2020 Training Guide, sent out to all registrants.
VOLUNTEER TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
All volunteers must independently complete the following items:
New Tax Volunteers must also complete:
Returning Tax Volunteers must complete:
Admin Coordinators or Savings Specialists must complete:
Translators are not required to complete training or certification other than the VSOC, although intake/interview training and site orientation are highly recommended.
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