ATHENS, Ga. – Jan. 17, 2017 – Action Ministries seeks volunteers willing to serve in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, an IRS initiative that provides no-cost tax preparation to low-income people, the elderly and disabled. The VITA program benefits the local economy by ensuring that financially vulnerable people submit accurately prepared tax returns, often opening up disposable income for their families.
Interested community members should call Action Ministries Northeast at 706-353-6647 to volunteer. Tax return preparation will take place on Tuesdays from 4:30 to 8 p.m. and Wednesdays from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Action Ministries Northeast. Interested volunteers can expect to serve from six to 12 total hours at the VITA site from Jan. 25 to April 5.
Download the press release here: Re-VITA-lize Athens by Volunteering to Prepare Taxes