VITA Free Tax Return Preparation
VITA stands for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance – a program that operates under the Internal Revenue Service and pursuant to which low-to-moderate income taxpayers can have their federal and state tax returns prepared and electronically filed for FREE.
The Hawaii VITA Program began in 2006 with 4 sites on Oahu and 32 volunteers. Over the past 14 seasons, 2,626 VITA Volunteers, including 277 high school students, have helped 52,251 Hawaii residents save more than $10.8 Million in tax preparation fees, obtained $78.67 Million in refunds, and claimed $37.8 Million in federal tax credits. The money saved by these taxpayers are used to purchase much needed goods and services which, in turn, benefits local businesses.
To find out more information or to see if you qualify/ for other locations statewide, please contact VITA at (808) 450-4351 or email [email protected].