This project focuses on assisting low-income individuals in filling out tax returns. Student volunteers participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, a program centered around providing support for individuals unable to afford tax assistance.
Training is online and self-paced, usually taking between two and three hours.
VITA volunteers are needed throughout tax season, running from early February until mid-April. There are several clinic sites in Winston-Salem, each of which have set times when students may sign up for volunteer hours.
Learn client contact skills, like explaining legal concepts to laypersons and navigating clients through legal documentation.