The place for free tax preparation
About VITA

VITA is a free and confidential service offered on a first-come, first-served basis and is open to low-income and moderate-income individuals and families. VITA volunteers are IRS certified and will prepare basic tax forms such as the 1040. However, there are some forms that cannot be prepared by VITA. VITA will file back taxes from 2011 to present. VITA will also provide assistance with amended returns during the month of March.

IRS Delay

The IRS has announced that refunds may be delayed this year. No additional information is available at this time.

Extended Hours

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Thursday, February 5, 2015

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM


Main VITA Site:

L.T. Ross Building

2247 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865) 546-3500



East Neighborhood Center VITA Site:

4200 Asheville Hwy

Knoxville, TN 37914

(865) 546-5125


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers

Free Tax Preparation

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From January through April, we are available to help low-to-moderate income residents prepare and file taxes at no charge. IRS certified volunteers are on site, offering free information, tax preparation and electronic filing for the previous year

From May through December, IRS certified volunteers are available by appointment.

Please call (865) 546-3500 to schedule an appointment or email CAC VITA.

Call (865) 622-2349 VP for reservations.

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EITC Awareness

Help us get the word out about the Earned Income Tax Credit! The Earned Income Tax Credit makes life a little easier for working people.  For the first time this year, millions more workers will qualify for the EITC, so awareness is critical. To see if you qualify for the EITC, please check here. For more Information, please email CAC VITA with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program at the CAC L. T. Ross Building or call our office at (865) 546-3500.