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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The Department of Health and Human Services, Community Action Agency

The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation services for low-income County residents. 

On-line Scheduling System  or call 240-777-1123 for an appointment   

MC311 Solution (Free Income Tax Assistance for Tax Year 2013)


 When you come to the FREE tax location, bring the following:

VITA Locations

GAITHERSBURG (late January to April 15 only)
Family Services, INC.
610 East Diamond Ave, Suite 100, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

TESS CENTER (late January to April 15 only)
8513 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring, MD 20901

111 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850

Mid County Service Center
2424 Reedie Drive, Suite 238, Wheaton, MD 20902


Helpful Resources

Tax Credit Outreach 101- The Basics

Click on this presentation from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities National Tax Credit Outreach Campaign ( for an introduction to the refundable tax credits.

Learn why it is important for you to become involved in helping your neighbors access these credit.