GET CERTIFIED & SERVE
Volunteering for VITA can be one of the most rewarding experiences.
Not only is volunteering a great way to give back to your community in a
meaningful way, but also a wonderful way to learn a new skill. For each hour
a volunteer contributes - $1,800 in refunds are generated.
With your support, we can help more families with free VITA services and
ensure they have a safe, secure filing with Free Tax Prep LA.
During the current COVID-19 Pandemic all volunteer activities have
We are currently seeking Volunteer Tax Preparers and Intake Managers for the upcoming tax season.
Volunteer Tax Preparers - Prepare simple tax returns on the IRS's Tax Slayer Software. Required Certification: Standards of Conduct, Intake & Interview, and either Basic or Advance Tax Preparation. Expect 14-20 hours of studying.
Intake Managers - Assist families at the tax site by their collecting tax documents, making photocopies, and assisting them with their Intake and Interview Sheet. Required Certification: Standards of Conduct and Intake & Interview. Expect 2-6 hours of studying.
Tools to help you be prepared and certified!
Intake and Interview Training
Tax Law Training Videos
Tax Software Training
All Volunteers (intake & preparers)
Intake & Interview Training and Test (Yes, it's open book)
30 minutes - 1 hour
End of January 2020
Certification Test (yes, it's open book!)