Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

The High Point VITA Coalition is full and will no longer be taking new tax preparation appointments this year. Please refer to www.irs.gov and search "VITA locator" to find other VITA programs in the area. 

  1. Program Overview
  2. VITA Partners
  3. What To Bring

The VITA program offers free tax preparation to individuals and families below $57,000 in household income. All taxes are completed by trained IRS-certified volunteers. VITA locations require a minimum of 2 tax law certified volunteers to interview taxpayers, prepare returns, and do a quality review check on the tax return to ensure accuracy. On average, High Point VITA locations have a less than 5% IRS rejection rate.

The income limit for the 2020 tax season is $57,000. After 14 years, over 7,000 tax returns have been processed resulting in refunds of over $7 million dollars.

VITA programs across the country prepared over 3.7 million tax returns last year.

The average adjusted income of families using VITA services - $16,662.

VITA Event

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you a friendly, detail-oriented person who might like to donate some time to the High Point Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program between January and April 2021? This is meaningful work, preparing tax returns for households with limited incomes, saving them hundreds of dollars and protecting them from scams. Greeters are also needed.
  • All training is provided by the IRS, no prior experience necessary.
  • Evening, day, and weekend shifts are available.
  • Volunteers coming from High Point University, GTCC, and other local universities give college students hands-on experience.

More Information

Call the Community & Neighborhood Development Center at 201 Fourth St. at (336) 883-3041 or email VITA@highpointnc.gov. We will be holding 2 virtual volunteer information sessions on December 12th and December 19th at 10am. Please call or email us to register!