If your household income in 2016 was $54,000 or less, you could qualify to have your taxes prepared and submitted FREE through the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

The Goodwill Opportunity Campus will serve as a VITA site on select days from Wednesday, January 25 – Thursday, April 13. The site will be open:

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. by appointment only
  • Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., walk-ins only (site will be closed March 4 and April 8)

Please visit www.clvita.org or call 704-761-8482 to schedule an appointment.

Please bring the following items with you:

  • If married and filing a joint return, both individuals must be present
  • Proof of identification (photo ID) for both taxpayer and spouse (if married and filing a joint return)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents or a Social Security number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
    • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable

If you don’t live in the Charlotte area, click here to find a free tax preparation site near you.