Update: Important new information about tax preparation help for Vermonters
Do you need help preparing your taxes?
Free File is a public-private partnership between the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and commercial tax software companies. Those with incomes of $57,000 or less are eligible to use Free File's easy filing software. And anyone can use Free File’s online fillable forms at no cost. Nearly 36 million Americans have already used Free File, according to the IRS.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax preparation services to Vermonters making under $51,000 per year. The program is a partnership between the IRS and the Chittenden County CASH Coalition, local United Way agencies and Community Action agencies. To find a location near you, click here or dial 2-1-1. To find out more about VITA in Vermont, click here. To find out more about VITA in other states, click here.
Are you a low income taxpayer who cannot afford professional tax assistance but don't qualify for VITA?
You may qualify for help from Low Income Taxpayer Clinics.
Do you need assistance with federal tax issues?
Contact the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service at 877-777-4778.
Do you need assistance with state and property tax issues?
Contact the State of Vermont Taxpayer Advocate at (802) 828-2535
Do you qualify for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act tax credits?
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act included a number of tax credits for homebuyers, families with children and those investing in education. Find out if you qualify for any of these credits by visiting the Recovery Act Tax Savings tool or by visiting the IRS’s ARRA information center.
Small Business Tax Credits: What does the 2010 Small Business Act include for business tax credits?
Click here for information on available small business tax credits.
If you need further information or assistance,
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