Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program Tax Year 2020

INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Updated January 19, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing public health emergency, this location is not able to serve as a tax return preparation site for the tax year 2020.

This action is taken in accordance with state and federal public health guidelines and on behalf of concern for the safety of all community members and volunteers.

To assist with your income tax filing needs, the following websites have information on how to complete and file your federal and state income tax returns:

Free File: Do your Federal Taxes for Free | Internal Revenue Service (irs.gov)
For information on how to prepare and file your federal individual income tax return for free.

https://www.irs.gov/individuals/free-tax-return-preparation-for-qualifying-taxpayers
For information on locating a VITA Site near you. Please note: Due to COVID-19, a number of VITA sites are closed.

www.myfreetaxes.com
Free filing for every household with a simple return. Please visit the website for additional information.

City of Phoenix – VITA

For Tax Year 2020, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites located within the city of Phoenix that will be open will be providing tax preparation services by appointment only and by a drop-0ff method. The current plan is for the participating sites to be open on February 16, 2021.

To make an appointment at a VITA site within the City of Phoenix, please visit the website at https://phoenix.gov/eitc to see if you qualify for drop off services. Please see flyer for additional information and what to bring to an appointment. For questions or to make an appointment, you can also call 602-534-8359.

Tax Prep VITA

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For information on how to “do it yourself”, please send email to vita.taxhelp@phoenix.gov or call 602-534-8359.

Tax Prep Do It Yourself

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Your safety and the safety of the community we serve is very important to us! Please take every precaution to protect your health by continuing to follow the 3ws:

Please…

  • Wash Your Hands
  • Wear Your Mask
  • Watch Your Distance – maintain a minimum of 6 ft from others

Thank You & Stay Safe!

 

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