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*Call 717-273-9328 to schedule an appointment in Lebanon, or call 717-867-6054 for an appointment in Annville.

 

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free tax preparation services to individuals and families making less than $54,000.  Let VITA help you get your hard-earned money back!

 

During last year’s 2015 tax season, volunteer tax preparers filed 791 federal returns totaling $1,042,715 in refunds and credits for local people. 

Hundreds of state and local taxes were filed at no cost, as well.  The VITA program is supported by several community partners in Lebanon County, including the United Way of Lebanon County, Harrisburg Area Community College’s Lebanon Campus, Lebanon County Community Action Partnership, Lebanon Valley College, Grace United Church of Christ, Salem Lutheran Church, PROBE, RSVP of the Capital Region and numerous community volunteers.

 

HOW DOES VITA HELP YOU?

VITA helps put hard-earned money back in the pockets of low-to-moderate income wage earners in the form of tax refunds and tax credits. And the free service saves taxpayers the expense of tax preparation services.

 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE:

Any household that made $54,000 or less in 2016 is eligible to have taxes filed for free.

 

SCHEDULE A FREE TAX PREPARATION APPOINTMENT:

Call the Lebanon County Community Action Partnership at (717) 273-9328 to schedule an appointment at one of the 3 VITA sites in Lebanon County, or call Lebanon Valley College at (717) 867-6054 to schedule an appointment in the Annville area.

 

2017 VITA SITES: ADDRESSES, DATES AND TIMES OF OPERATION:

Click on or view the flyer below for all VITA Site information

 

WHAT TO BRING TO YOUR VITA APPOINTMENT:

Bring the following to your appointment to make sure your VITA tax preparer can get you the refund you deserve:

  • A valid driver’s license or other photo id card
  • Social security cards, a social security number verification letter or the ITIN, individual taxpayer identifying number, for all persons listed on the return
  • Birth dates for all persons listed on return
  • All income statements: Forms W-2 and 1099, Social Security, unemployment, and other statements, such as pensions, stocks, interest and any documents showing taxes withheld. If you run a business or farm, records of all income earned.
  • All records of expenses, such as tuition, mortgage interest or real estate taxes. And, if you run a business or farm, records of all related expenses.
  • Appropriate 1095 form, if you received one
  • Bank routing numbers and account numbers to direct deposit any refund
  • Dependent child care information: name and address of who you paid and either the caretaker’s SSN or other tax identification number
  • Both spouses to sign forms to e-file a joint tax return

 

If you are interested in filing your taxes online for free, check out MyFreeTaxes.com, a United Way program.  You are eligible if you made less than $64,000 in 2016.
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