VITA

VITA

Rowan University Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

Federal and State Income Tax Preparation

Dates and Times:

February 2, 2022 - April 15, 2022 (Excluding the week of March 14 - 19)

  • Wednesdays, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Fridays, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
  • Saturdays, February 19th, March 26th and April 9th, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

This is an appointment only site. Appointments can be made by either calling (856) 256-4039 or by emailing vita@rowan.edu.

Location: Rowan University Business Hall (New Building) First Floor Lobby

Parking: Welcome Gate, off Rt. 322

Link to Map: http://www.rowan.edu/home/map/about/visiting-rowan/main-glassboro-campus

The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $57,000 or less, people with disabilities and taxpayers with limited English language skills who require assistance in preparing their returns. Through the program, IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Required Documentation

Taxpayers should bring the following documents to their VITA appointments:

  • Photo identification
  • Social Security cards and birth dates for the filer, spouse and dependents
  • Wage and earning statements from all employers (form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc.)
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health Insurance Exception Certificate (if received)
  • Copies of last year’s federal and state returns
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit
  • Total paid for daycare providers, along with the provider’s tax identification number
  • Forms 1095-A, B, and C

In order to file taxes electronically on a married/joint filing return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

The VITA program at Rowan has assisted area residents with their tax returns for 38 years.