Tax Return Preparation

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 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.

Vietnamese-American Services is a partnering VITA program preparing tax returns by appointments only between Mid-February until April 15. If you are interested in scheduling an appointment  please email

If you would like more information on the VITA program please visit the IRS website via this link.

What Should I Bring?

Once you Schedule an appointment with us, please bring the following with you:

  • Valid Government Issued Photo ID
  • Original Social Security Card or Individual Tax Identification Notice (ITIN) for EVERYONE in your family
  • Last Year’s Tax return (if available)
  • All W2 forms, forms 1098-T, 1099-MISC, 1099-K, and other documents regarding income
  • If filing jointly, your spouse must be present. If filing separately, you must bring your spouse’s Social security number and name just like spelled on social security card
  • Statement of annual child care expenses prepared by the provider, with their tax ID (social security or EIN number)
  • Health Insurance information from your employer, the marketplace (ACA), Medicaid or Medicare, and form 1095-A, B, or C
  • For Direct Deposit: proof of a bank account, including routing numbers.


There are some situation that are outside of our scope of filing. Email us at for more information