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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, LAREDO, Texas

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Address: 2389 Saunders Ave
LAREDO, Texas  78040  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 25
Number of People Being Served: 25
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Mission Statement


VITA the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is in partnership with the Laredo Family Economic Success Colaition (LFESC). VITA is an outreach of the IRS. Our purpose it to make people aware of tax credits available to low and middle income individuals and households. The earned income credit EIC and Child Tax Credit are often not claimed because people are not aware of these credits and don't apply for these credits. To get these credits it is necessary to file a tax return. We prepare tax returns at no cost to encourage people to file. Very often people don't file because thecost of tax return preperation is to costly.

Description


Our organization trains volunteers in tax law and preparation. We are part of a local coalition that educates local people on financial literacy and is a springboard to financial independence.

Our organization trains volunteers in tax law and preparation. We are part of a local coalition that educates local people on financial literacy and is a springboard to financial independence.

Mission Statement: VITA the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is in partnership with the Laredo Family Economic Success Colaition (LFESC). VITA is an outreach of the IRS. Our purpose it to make people aware of tax credits available to low and middle income individuals and households. The earned income credit EIC and Child Tax Credit are often not claimed because people are not aware of these credits and don't apply for these credits. To get these credits it is necessary to file a tax return. We prepare tax returns at no cost to encourage people to file. Very often people don't file because thecost of tax return preperation is to costly.

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Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes