Valparaiso University Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

The Valparaiso University Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income people who cannot prepare their own tax returns.  The VITA program is sponsored by the IRS and uses certified volunteers to prepare basic tax returns and answer most tax-related issues you may have.

Tax assistance will be provided each Saturday from February 9 through April 6 at the Valparaiso University Law School, 656 S. Greenwich Street in the Student Lounge.  Click here for directions to the Law School.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Make less than $49,000 a year
  • Have not received income from the sale of a home
  • Have not received income from a business (income from dividends is allowed)

What We Offer:

  • Free E-Filing for IRS Forms 1040, 1040A, and 1040EZ
  • Free E-Filing for Indiana State Income Returns
  • Free Preparation for non-Indiana Returns (these returns can not be E-Filed and must be mailed in)

What We Do Not Offer:

  • Business returns of any kind, regardless of whether it is a C-Corp, S-Corp, LLC, or Partnership
  • Returns requiring a Schedule C
  • Foreign Returns
  • Complex returns
  • Estate Planning of any kind
  • Audit Help