Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Free Tax Preparation

If you made under $56,000 in 2019, you may qualify for free tax preparation.

  • All tax returns are completed by IRS Certified Tax Preparers
  • All returns undergo a Quality Review Process
  • Additional services during tax season include FREE PNC VISA prepaid card for your return, FREE check cashing, purchase US Savings Bonds, Cash Prizes for saving your refund!


VITA Sites prepare taxes that have: VITA Sites do not prepare taxes that have:
· 1040 (including EZ, W2, Retirement Income, etc.)

· Schedule A (Itemized Deductions)

· Schedule B (Interest Income)

· Schedule C-EZ/C (Self-Employed Income/1099)

· Schedule D (Stocks, Mutual Funds, some limits)

· Schedule E – Royalties/Schedule K1

· Health Savings Accounts

· Cancellation of Debit (some limits)

· Tax Credits including: the Earned Income, Child and Additional Child, Child and Dependent Care Expenses, Retirement Savings, Energy and Education Credits

· Some aspects of a Schedule C 

· Rental Income

· Request for a Social Security Number

· Unreimbursed Employee Business Expenses

· Moving Expenses

· Nondeductible IRA

· Tax for Children Under 14 with Investment Income


Drop-Off service is now available

Drop-off your tax return during any of our open site hours. Drop-offs are convenient and easy! Click the link below to download and complete the required VITA forms, then simply bring these in along with your tax documents (see list for required items). We will conduct a brief interview and then call you when your return is complete, typically within a few days. No need to wait for an appointment!

Download and complete the required VITA forms.

Site Hours and Appointment Scheduling

During Tax Season (Mid-January – Mid-April):

Although we accept walk-ins, appointments are strongly recommended – Call 410-386-6653 to schedule an appointment.
Site Hours are Mondays and Tuesdays 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Wednesdays 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Thursdays 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Fridays 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM with some Saturdays (see schedule)
Tax Payers can also drop off their returns during site hours and return to pick them up within one week.

During Off Season (August – November):

CLICK HERE for our offseason Site Hours and Appointment Scheduling flyer

What to Bring to an Appointment or Drop-off

Photo IDs for all adults in the household
Social Security Cards for all members of the household
All W-2 Forms
All 1099 Forms (this could be interest payments received or self-employment wages)
All 1098 Forms (this could be student loan interest paid)
Receipt if you paid property taxes
Receipt for state sales tax if you purchased a NEW vehicle
Receipt of childcare expenses paid
Last year’s tax return
A blank check or bank account/routing number information if you want direct deposit
Download and complete the required VITA forms.

Prepare your own return for free!

If you are comfortable preparing your own tax return, you may use the following link to prepare your 2019 return. Prepare your 2019 return here.