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VITA at UNC Charlotte

Our first official VITA season has come to an end.  Thank you VITA volunteers for your commitment this year and for those of you that trusted us to prepare your taxes, we are grateful for you as well!  We could not have done this without any of you!  See you next year!



Have your Taxes Prepared

Members of the UNC Charlotte community who make $64,000 or less are invited to have their taxes prepared through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at UNC Charlotte.  In order to participate you need to bring the following: 


  • Proof of identification (driver’s license, state photo ID or other government issued identification that includes a photo)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents 
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
    • Students should ensure they have their 1098-T as well
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Forms 1095-A, B and C, Health Coverage Statements (or Health Insurance Exemption Certificate)
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number

Tax preparation will be offered on: 

  • Saturday, Feb 24, 2024 1pm - 4pm Cone Center (After Hours)
  • Wednesday, Feb 28, 2024 2pm - 5pm Career Center
  • Saturday, Mar 16, 2024 1pm - 4pm Cone Center (After Hours)
  • Wednesday Mar 27, 2024 2pm - 5pm Career Center
  • Wednesday Apr 3, 2024 2pm - 5pm Career Center
  • Saturday Apr 6, 2024 1pm - 4pm Student Union 200

Please sign up here or using the QR Code: 

Volunteer Opportunity

VITA only works with the support of student and community volunteers.  Please sign up to volunteer here:  

In order to volunteer, you need to pass the certification exams at: Link & Learn page.  If you did not attend our training in January, please contact Nicole Benford for guidance on self study options.  

The minimum requirements to volunteer are that you pass the: 

  • 2023 Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam
  • 2023 Intake/Interview and Quality Review Exam
  • 2023 Basic Exam

If interested, please consider completing the Advanced Exam (you only need to complete the Basic or Advanced, not both) and the Foreign Student Exam. 

Contact Nicole Benford for more information via email or at 704-687-0476