Become an IRS-certified tax preparer and enjoy many happy, heartfelt returns.

Become an IRS-certified tax preparer and enjoy many happy, heartfelt returns. 2018-11-14T19:07:19-04:00

Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to make a difference in your community? Consider becoming an IRS-certified tax preparer with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The training is free. All it takes is a big heart and few hours of your time to assist low-to-moderate income families with their tax returns. It’s a win-win for the community and your neighbors.

Last year, through our support of the Miami-Dade VITA Coalition for free tax preparation, 9,926 Miami-Dade taxpayers received:

  • $13.1 million in tax refunds
  • Earned Income Tax Credits of $4.9 million
  • $1.6 million of savings in tax preparation fees

By helping individuals and hardworking families put a little extra money in their pocket, you can play a vital role in providing a pathway to prosperity and stability to some of our community’s most vulnerable members. In return, you’ll enjoy free IRS-certified tax preparation training, real world work experience and networking opportunities.

Give hope through free tax help. Sign up to train to become a volunteer tax preparer today!

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What is VITA?

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly, and limited English speaking taxpayers. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals and families.

Free certification and training

Volunteer training is offered at no cost, starting in November, and will be offered online and in the classroom. All study materials will be provided, and both weekday and weekend hours are available.

Training dates and locations

For more information please contact VITA@branchesfl.org or (305) 442-8306 ext. 2011

VITA Volunteer Training Manual