Become a VITA volunteer

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Volunteers Are Needed for the Upcoming Tax Season. No prior tax experience required and free training is provided.

Luke Air Force Base is looking for volunteers to support the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program during the 2016 tax season Jan. 25 through April 14.  Volunteers will assist individuals and families in preparing their tax returns and claiming benefits for which they are eligible.  Once certified, volunteers will be asked to work at least four hours per week in the tax center during that time.  Services are provided free of charge.

Sign up today. Volunteer opportunities with VITA include:

Tax center coordinator

Responsible for running the daily operations of the tax center.

• Plan to be at the VITA site every day that it is open for the entire tax season.

• Schedule volunteers to be at the VITA site and contact volunteers weekly to confirm their availability for assigned hours.

• Assist with filing tax returns.

• Answer tax-related questions.

• Manage flow of taxpayers according to site operational procedures.

Tax preparer

Responsible for providing tax return preparation services to eligible taxpayers at the tax center.

• Prepare basic 1040 tax returns and related schedules for eligible customers.

• Interview taxpayer to determine all income, deductions and allowable credits are claimed.

• Answer tax-related questions.

Questions? Want to participate?

Additional support roles are available.

For more information, email Capt. Jheremy Perkins at jheremy.perkins.1@us.af.mil or the base legal office at 623-856-6901.