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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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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How do I File for a Tax Extension?

How do I File for a Tax Extension?

If you are unable to file your taxes by the April deadline, you can file for an extension, which provides an additional six months...

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Do I Qualify for the New Pass-Through Tax Deduction?

Do I Qualify for the New Pass-Through Tax Deduction?

As part of tax law changes passed in 2017 (in effect for tax year 2018), there is a new tax deduction for self-employed workers...

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New Tool Helps Self-Employed Calculate Estimated Tax Payments

New Tool Helps Self-Employed Calculate Estimated Tax Payments

Self-employment can have complicated tax implications, but CBPP’s Get It Back Campaign has a new tax tool — the first of its kind online — that can help...

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What to Do if I Owe Taxes but Can’t Pay Them

What to Do if I Owe Taxes but Can’t Pay Them

If you owe taxes and can’t pay them, don’t panic. File your taxes by the deadline and learn about your options. The important thing...

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