VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is a service from United Way of Greater Stark County which helps moderate to low income households meet basic needs and build financial assets as they continue to achieve long-term financial independence.
Trained volunteers help individuals file returns for free, looking for all possible deductions and credits.
Due to mandatory pandemic restrictions, VITA regulations will follow public health orders and restrict tax interactions to drop-off only services this year. In-person appointments will not be available.
The drop-off only clinics will start approximately February 1, 2021 and run through May 12, 2021. Clinic drop-off times vary, based on location.
Please fill out this IRS Intake Form and print it for your drop-off appointment. It must be filled out for VITA volunteers to prepare and process your taxes.
VITA only accepts clients who have scheduled drop-off appointments. Scheduling available 24/7 online or by calling.
Schedule your appointment below or call 330-994-VITA (8482).
Make a difference this tax season by serving as a VITA volunteer. We offer flexible hours — typically four to five hours per week from January through April — and no previous experience is required. Our volunteers receive free, specialized training and can serve in a variety of roles, including greeter, tax preparer and quality reviewer. VITA accountant and attorney volunteers may be eligible to receive CPE and/or CLE credits.
Download our brochure today then to distribute and spread the word about free tax preparation services!
Do you have questions that this page didn't answer?
Contact us today for any additional VITA related inquiries.
VITA was named tax “Site of the Year” by the Ohio Association of Food Banks 2014-2019.
VITA was also voted one of the top three tax services in Stark County in The Canton Repository’s Readers’ Choice Awards in the past few years and voted Best Tax Service in The Canton Repository's 2020 Best of the Best awards.
Thank You to Our Sponsors
- Carroll County District Library
- Community One Credit Union
- CSE Federal Credit Union
- DoverPhila Federal Credit Union
- Massillon Recreation Center
- University of Mount Union
- OhioMeansJobs (Stark & Tuscarawas Counties)
- Rodman Library (Alliance)
- Stark State College
- United Way of Greater Stark County
- The Deuble Foundation