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.


Following County guidance, all CAA VITA and partner programs are suspended until further notice.  Please check the CASHBACK website for the latest updates and important resources for community members.     

*Please note that the filing deadline is now July 15 for both state and federal taxes.


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
                                                                 ENGLISH                                           SPANISH                                      AMHARIC                                         CHINESE      

  French VITA Flier Korean VITA Flier 2020 Vietnamese VITA Flier 2020
                                                                                                FRENCH                                         KOREAN                                      VIETNAMESE   



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