VITA Tax Clinic

Free Income Tax Preparation

MCC offers free tax assistance and e-filing of federal and state returns for those who qualify with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic.

2023 Walk-In Hours

  • Wednesdays: January 25–April 12 from 3:30–8:30 p.m. (closed March 29)
  • Saturdays: January 21–April 15 from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. (closed April 1)

Park in Lot B, enter Building A, Door A6, the entrance closest to Route 14

  • What are the benefits of the VITA Tax Clinic?
    • Earned Income Tax Credit
    • Fast Refunds with free e-filing of federal and state returns
    • VITA certified preparers
    • Banking and financial counseling (appointment required)
    • Trained staff will help individuals complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form with the completion of the tax return. (appointment required)
    • Amended and prior years’ returns (2019–2021) after March 10
    • Language services provided
    • Certified Acceptance Agent (CAA) for processing Individual Taxpayer Identification Number request (ITIN). An ITIN is required for undocumented workers (those in the U.S. without papers) who are working. If you earn money in the U.S. as a resident, citizen or visitor, you have to file income taxes. If you can’t get a Social Security number, you’ll need an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) to file your taxes.
  • Who Qualifies?

    The VITA Tax Clinic prepares tax returns for individuals or households with incomes less than $60,000 and assists with Facilitated Self Assistance (FSA) returns for individuals or households with incomes less than $60,000.

  • What Do I Bring to the VITA Tax Clinic?
    • Prior year's tax return
    • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) letters for all family members reported on the tax return (mandatory)
    • Valid photo identification cards (for main taxpayer on tax return)
    • Bank account routing and account number for direct deposit
    • Advanced Credit Money received during 2021
    • Earnings statements (wages W-2s), pensions, social security, unemployment, interest, dividends, 1099s, etc.
    • Brokerage Statements
    • Tuition statements and expenses (1098-T)
    • Mortgage interest statements (1098)
    • Real estate tax bill
    • Cancellation of debt/bankruptcy information
    • Self-employed business income and expense (summarized log)

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