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City introduces free tax filing help by email

Posted April 24, 2020

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, known as VITA, continues helping Fort Worth residents prepare their tax returns for free, even after offices were closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The City of Fort Worth has introduced VITA Taxes to Go! The program provides free tax filing assistance via email through July 15, the extended IRS tax filing deadline.

VITA is an IRS-supported, free income tax preparation program for low- to moderate-income individuals and families. Community volunteers, certified by the IRS, help taxpayers prepare their tax returns at no cost, make sure they claim valuable tax credits for which they’re eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit.

VITA Taxes to Go! helps taxpayers who make less than $58,000 per year and need to file a return for the 2019 tax year.

To learn more and to download key IRS forms, visit the VITA page or email VITA.

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