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Financial independence paves the way for a secure and self-sufficient future.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) provides free tax preparation for individuals who earn up to $60,000 annually providing immediate cash to supplement living expenses, pay debt, or save money. More information can be found here.

Eligibility to receive free tax filing:

  • Earn up to $60,000 a year
  • If filing your taxes jointly, your spouse must be present at the time of drop off
Services provided by VITA:
  • 2017 – 2023 Tax Preparation
  • 1040X Amended Tax Returns (regardless of the location where initially prepared )
  • Free W-7 application assistance for the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
What to Bring:

 For married filing joint, both spouses must be present 

• Government issued photo identification for you and your spouse (if married) 

• Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) documents for you, your spouse, and/or dependents (ITIN may be obtained at Guadalupe Community Center)

• Birth dates for you, spouse, and/or dependents 

• A copy of last year’s tax return 

• All Forms W-2 and 1099 

• Letter 6419 (en-sp) – Advance Child Tax Credit Payments 

• Forms 1095-A, B or C (ACA Statements)

• Information for other income

• Information for all deductions (including charitable contributions)/credits 

• Total paid to day care provider and their tax ID number 

• For direct deposit of refund, proof of account and bank’s routing number 

• For prior year returns, copies of income transcripts from IRS (and state, if applicable) 

• Notice 1444-C, Your 2021 Economic Impact Payment

Where to receive free tax filing:

The Guadalupe Community Center VITA office is open for assistance:

  • Monday thru Friday 12:00 PM (noon) – 6:00 PM; Saturday 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Tax preparation will be returned in 3 business days. Returns will continue to be processed through June 15th.

How to be a VITA volunteer:

Volunteers are provided 20 hours of IRS-certified training for free basic tax preparation. Register with Volunteer Services to become a certified tax preparation volunteer.

For more information, contact the Guadalupe Community Center VITA office at (210) 222-2975.