VITA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
|Who qualifies for VITA?
|Generally, low-to-moderate income families (less than $64,000 income), disabled, English as a Second Language (ESL), and elderly folks.
|What do I need to bring?
|Photo ID, Social Security card for self, spouse & dependents, all income information, last years return, and anything else to complete the return.
|Who needs to be present?
|If married couple: both spouses need to be present to e-file.
|Can this be completed in one day?
|How long of a wait should I expect?
|We hope that you will get in within your scheduled appointment time.
|Do we take appointments?
|Yes. We will begin taking appointments the latter part of January. Most sites require an appointment, but the Vista del Camino site is walk-in only, and the SCC site will take walk-ins after appointments have been served.
|Are there any hidden costs?
|When will services begin?
|The last week of January or first week of February (depending on the site).
|Can you do all types of returns?
|There are certain returns we cannot do. For example, we cannot do a Married Filing Separate return, business returns with a loss, or rental properties.
|Can you direct deposit my refund?
|Can you do the AZ property tax credit?
|Yes. If rented property, then AZ Form 201 from the landlord is required.
|Are the volunteers certified?
|Yes, they are all certified by the IRS.
|Can the return be e-filed?
|Generally yes, but there are certain exceptions.
|Are there other VITA sites nearby?
|Yes. Please see Central AZ VITA or go to the IRS VITA Locator to search by zip code for a site near you.