What is a VITA site coordinator?

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site Coordinator provides coordination, organization, and supervision for all aspects of the VITA site operation. The VITA program serves low- and middle-income families, providing free tax preparation and filing in Wapello and Jefferson counties.

When should an IRS certified volunteer preparer participating in the VITA TCE programs perform a complete interview of a taxpayer?

All IRS-certified volunteer preparers must complete the entire intake and interview process when preparing tax returns. To promote accuracy, this process must include an interview with the taxpayer while reviewing Form 13614-C and all supporting documents prior to preparing the tax return.

What is virtual Vita?

Virtual VITA is an alternate filing model offered by various VITA programs throughout the United States when the traditional face-to-face tax preparation isn’t available. It involved a tax preparation process without the taxpayer physically present during the majority of the process.

Which volunteers must pass the Volunteer Standards of Conduct certification test?

Annually all VITA/TCE volunteers (whether paid or unpaid) must pass the Volunteer Standards of Conduct (VSC) certification test and agree that they will adhere to the VSC by signing and dating Form 13615, Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement, prior to volunteering at a VITA/TCE site.

Is TaxSlayer a legit website?

Yes, TaxSlayer is a legitimate company. It has helped millions of people accurately file their state and federal tax returns.

How do I partner with the IRS?

If your group is interested in partnering opportunities in your area, send an email to [email protected], and let us help you get started making an impact in your community today!

Do lawyers or Cpas make more money?

Key Differences. Overall, lawyers can expect to earn a median salary of about $126,930, according to 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. 4 Half earn more than that, and half earn less. Comparatively, accountants earn a median salary of just $73,560.

Do you have to pass the site coordinator test?

Site Coordinator Test —New starting this tax season Site Coordinators & Assistant Coordinators will have to pass a test. Information for new security requirements and for the test can be found in PUB 5088. I find this resource very helpful as I have many clients who need older returns done.

How do I become a certified IRS site coordinator?

Coordinators must be certified through at minimum Intermediate level. If the scope of returns seen at the site is at advanced level, then the coordinator should certify at Advance level. IRS-SPEC representatives provide a special IRS Site Coordinator training.

Are ebooks provided by VITA/TCE?

See a list of VITA/TCE Partner Best Practices. eBooks are provided in the ePub format may be accessed on tablet or mobile devices. eBooks support the features and capabilities partners and volunteers want in electronic products including: