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 2014 to present. VITA will also provide assistance with amended returns.

Locations

Main VITA Site:

L.T. Ross Building

2247 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865) 546-3500

Email: CAC VITA

Directions


Monthly Archives: January 2014

What Forms Will You Prepare?

formsVITA volunteers will prepare the following forms:

  • Form 1040EZ
  • Form 1040A with schedules 1,2,3 and EIC
  • Form 1040 with schedules A,B, EIC, and R
  • Form 1040-V
  • Form 1040-ES
  • Form 2441 Child and Dependent Care Credit
  • Form 8812 Additional Child Tax Credit
  • Form 8863 Education Credits

VITA volunteers will not prepare the following:

  • Schedule C Profit or Loss From Business
  • Complicated and Advanced Schedule D Capital Gains and Losses
  • Schedule E Rent and Royalties
  • Form SS-5 Request for a Social Security Number
  • Form 2016 Employee Business Expense
  • Form 3909 Moving
  • Form 8606 Non-deductible IRA
  • Form 8615 Minor’s Investment Income

 

What Do I Bring?

1040 formIn order for a VITA volunteer to prepare your tax return, you will need to bring the following information:

  • Social Security Cards for all individuals to be claimed or some other official documentation -i.e. Resident Alien
  • Photo ID (IDs for all filing)
  • If filing jointly, both spouses must be present to sign.
  • All W-2 and/or 1099 forms for income received last year.
  • Form 1095-A is required for you and anyone else that appears on your tax return, if they or you have Health Insurance through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace. (New!)
  • Last year’s property tax receipts
  • All interest paid (1098) and child care expenses.  You must have a statement the daycare provider that includes the EIN or Social Security number of the provider.
  • For direct deposit, you MUST have the routing number and the account number of your checking or savings account.
  • Copies of the previous year’s tax return are helpful.
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