Five Benefits of VITA and VITA Volunteers

Five Benefits of VITA and VITA Volunteers

Each year, thousands of IRS certified volunteers offer their time and expertise at Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites across the country to help...

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COVID-19 Tax Resources

COVID-19 Tax Resources

With the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, taxes may not be at the top of your mind. Even if they are, you may not want to...

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Detroit Census Campaign: Using VITA sites to increase Census Participation

Detroit Census Campaign: Using VITA sites to increase Census Participation

The City of Detroit, in coordination with over 300 partner organizations, has implemented a robust outreach and communication strategy to inform Detroiters about the...

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Do I Have to File Taxes?

Do I Have to File Taxes?

Not everyone is required to file their taxes. Whether you need to file your taxes depends on four factors: your income, filing status, age,...

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Boosting EITC Awareness

Boosting EITC Awareness

Today is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day, a time to bring attention to the EITC and other refundable tax credits to encourage more...

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Do Rideshare Drivers Have to Pay Taxes?

Do Rideshare Drivers Have to Pay Taxes?

Likely, yes! The IRS requires all workers who meet an income requirement to pay taxes. For rideshare drivers, this income threshold is $400. If...

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(Training) Rideshare Taxes: Resources and Q&A

(Training) Rideshare Taxes: Resources and Q&A

Tax preparation for rideshare drivers can be difficult to navigate. Taxpayers often do not know that they are self-employed and are not aware of...

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Do I have to pay a penalty if I don’t have health insurance in 2019?

Do I have to pay a penalty if I don’t have health insurance in 2019?

Starting in 2019 (which you file taxes for in 2020), you are no longer required to pay a fee when you file your federal...

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Using Colleges to Expand Free Tax Preparation Outreach

Using Colleges to Expand Free Tax Preparation Outreach

Colleges and universities can be valuable partners for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and tax credit outreach efforts. However, college campuses are more than...

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