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IRS Seeks Volunteers for Free Tax Services

Checkpoint Federal Tax Update Staff  

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Checkpoint Federal Tax Update Staff  

· 1 minute read

The IRS has announced its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs are currently recruiting volunteers for the upcoming filing season. (IR 2023-195)

As described by the agency, the programs serve populations such as rural taxpayers, limited English speakers and senior citizens. “No experience is necessary to become a VITA or TCE volunteer,” the IRS said, adding that “free specialized training is provided by the agency.”

Available positions “go beyond tax preparation,” the IRS stressed. They include:

  • Interpreters
  • Greeters
  • Quality reviewers
  • Marketing specialists
  • Instructors
  • Computer specialists

Volunteers are given the option to participate at both in-person and virtual sites, often with flexible hours.

For additional information and to volunteer, go to IRS Tax Volunteers.


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