Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Free Tax Preparation Clinics

What is United Way of Greater Stark County’s VITA program? Have your tax return prepared and e-filed by our IRS trained and certified volunteers for FREE. If you file using direct deposit, you’ll have your tax refund in as soon as 7-10 days. You may qualify for it and receive up to $6,444 per taxpaying family. If you earned $65,000 or less last year, call us today to see if you qualify to file with VITA.

The VITA call center is open January 2 to April 12, Monday through Thursday, 10AM - 5PM. Drop-off service available February 12 to April 9 on Mondays from 10:30AM - 5:30PM.

To ensure your VITA tax preparer is available, you must make an appointment. Schedule your appointment online HERE - or call us at 330-994-VITA (8482).

This upcoming tax season, VITA will offer multiple clinics at the following locations:

Carroll County District Library

Stark County Public Library (Main Library Canton)

Stark County Public Library (East Canton Branch)

Stark County Public Library (Sandy Valley Branch)

Massillon Recreation Center

Massillon Salvation Army

Rodman Library (Alliance)

Stark State College


United Way of Greater Stark County

Walsh University

*Additional clinic locations are being added every day; call to find out the latest locations. Due to staffing limitations, clinics can only accept clients who set up appointments (no walk-ins).

In case of inclement weather, every effort will be made to contact you if the clinic is cancelled. To verify the clinic is being held, please check the tax clinic calendar below.

View materials to bring » to your appointment. Please bring your prior year OBB login & password along with your last year Federal and State Tax Return Forms. 

Return to United Way of Greater Star County's VITA Free Tax Preparation » or contact us with questions at 330-994-VITA(8482) or by email ».

*Directions to United Way of Greater Stark County's office: Drive south (towards downtown Canton) on Market Avenue, turn right on 4th Street. Travel two blocks on 4th Street (crossing over Court Avenue), turn right onto Cleveland Avenue and then turn right again into the United Way of Greater Stark County designated parking lot. The United Way of Greater Stark County building is on the corner of Market Avenue and 4th Street. The double door entrance is located on 4th Street.