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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 to moderate income county residents.

2020 VITA Tax Season Appointments
*For Montgomery County residents with household incomes of $56,000 or less.

January 21 - April 15, 2020

*NEW!  Schedule your appointment today!
Please call 240-777-1123 to schedule or click HERE to schedule online.
Mondays: 3:30 - 7:30 pm at 80A Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg

Tuesdays: 3 - 8 pm at the TESS Community Action Center, 8513 Piney Branch Road, Silver Spring

Wednesdays: 11 am - 8 pm at the Community Action Agency, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 320, Rockville

Thursdays: 11 am - 5 pm at the East County Regional Services Center, 3300 Briggs Chaney Road, Silver Spring
Thursdays: 11 am - 4 pm at WorkSource Montgomery, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown

Fridays: 11 am - 5 pm at the Gilchrist Center, 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Suite 506, Wheaton
VITA Partnership Fliers

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance VITA Flier Tax Year 2019

*The VITA Partnership Flier will soon be available in Spanish, French, Amharic, Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese (new this year).

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 ( 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




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