VITA

What is VITA?

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, is a free, reliable, and trusted source for preparing tax returns for eligible individuals and families. All volunteers and staff are IRS-Certified and ready to assist you during the tax filing season. 

Who is eligible?

  • Households with no farm income, rental income, or business income
  • Dubuque, Delaware, and Jackson County residents
  • Individuals/families who generally make $64,000 or less
  • Persons with disabilities
  • Limited English-speaking taxpayers

How do I get started?

February 1, 2024 - April 12, 2024
  1. Pick up a packet of paperwork at 220 West 7th Street, Dubuque, IA between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Locked drop boxes are available 24/7 for your convenience.
  2. (AND/OR) Schedule an in-person appointment on select days and times at the Dubuque County Outreach Office located at 220 West 7th Street, Dubuque, IA. 
Schedule your VITA Appointment

How do I complete my return?

In-person appointment
Please bring the following to your in-person appointment.
  • Copy of Photo ID; required for all adults listed on the return
  • Copy of social security cards; including dependents
  • Copy of your most recent tax return filed
  • Bank account and routing numbers for direct deposit of any refund
  • Wage and earning statement(s) from all employers, for each year you are filing (Form W2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, SSA 1099)
  • Total paid for daycare and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number)
Packet pickup/drop off
Please return all completed documents to the HACAP dropbox.
  • Intake Forms, IRS intake form 13614-C & local intake form
  • Copy of Photo ID; required for all adults listed on the return
  • Copy of social security cards; including dependents
  • Copy of your most recent tax return filed
  • Wage and earning statement(s) from all employers, for each year you are filing (Form W2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc, SSA 1099)
  • Total paid for day care provider and the day care provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number)

We know tax season can be overwhelming, and that's why we are here to help. Volunteers for the VITA tax program are trained, knowledgeable and ready to assist in making this the easiest tax season yet.

Have questions? Don't worry, we are here to help. Get your questions answered at hacap.org/taxes or email us at taxes@hacap.org


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