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 to moderate income county residents.

Virtual VITA Appointments
Virtual VITA

 The Community Action Agency's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is currently using a virtual tax preparation model during the COVID-19 emergency.  Virtual VITA allows residents to use an online platform to securely upload their tax documents and have their taxes prepared for free by a certified tax preparer.  No in-person contact is required, allowing for the health and safety of staff and community members to be maintained.


NEW! Now scheduling virtual appointments for prior year (2018) amended taxes, as well as 2019 taxes.


Montgomery County residents with household incomes of $56,000 or less may call 240-777-1123 to schedule an appointment.  


VITA Partnership Fliers

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA Flier Tax Year 2019 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA Flier Tax Year 2019_Spanish Amharic VITA Flier 2020 Chinese VITA Flier 2020
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  French VITA Flier Korean VITA Flier 2020 Vietnamese VITA Flier 2020
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Check out the new EITC outreach website and learn about free tax help,
tax credits you may be eligible for, financial education tools, and much more!


ITIN Applications

What is an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)?

ENGLISH FLIER                                      SPANISH FLIER
ITIN Flier English    ITIN Flier Spanish

Community Action's VITA program assists residents with applications for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs). Please schedule an appointment with a Certified Acceptance Agent by calling 240-777-1123. TTY users, please call MD Relay (711).


You May Need to Renew Your Expiring ITIN!

Please click HERE for more information in English and Spanish.  
Additional information is available on the IRS website.

Volunteers supporting VITA serve as tax preparers, greeters, interpreters, food resource navigators, schedulers, site coordinators, and quality reviewers.  For more information, please call 240-777-1123.

Please click HERE to complete a volunteer application form.



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 (http://eitcoutreach.org/) for an introduction to the refundable tax credits.   Learn how to help your neighbors access credits.

Multilingual Flyers  are also available online

​Community Action E-Newsletter

Maryland Community Action Partnership