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.


Main VITA Site:

L.T. Ross Building

2247 Western Ave.

Knoxville, TN 37921

(865) 546-3500



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



Over 2700 Income Tax Returns Prepared!!!

The 2016 Tax Season was a great success, CAC VITA Services helped 2700 individuals and families “keep their money” by providing free income tax services. This saved an estimated grand total of $750,000 in preparation fees for our customers this year.