VITA - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Wednesdays, Jan. 29 - Apr. 8 • 1:00pm to 5:00pm


Sign-in begins at 9:00am  •  In-person only; no phone sign-ups accepted  •  First come, first served.  •  Limited sessions available, please plan accordingly.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $56,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English-speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide Free BASIC income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

What to Bring:

  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents 
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • 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
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • 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
  • Forms 1095-A, B and C, Health Coverage Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable.

No tax returns can be started within one (1) hour of program ending time.


DISCLAIMER: Chapin Memorial Library is not involved in nor has any control of the VITA Tax Preparation group. Chapin Memorial Library is merely a facility offering space for the program. This VITA service is being provided as a convenience and does not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the Chapin Memorial Library or the City of Myrtle Beach of any of the products, services or opinions of the corporation or organization or individual. The Library bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content from the use of this service.


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