Free Tax Preparation

Need to file a tax return?

Earn less than $56,000 in 2019?

If you answered YES, then read below on getting your federal tax return prepared, e-filed and directly deposited into your account for FREE

CDC of Tampa is honored to serve as a Year-Round free tax site in Hillsborough County supported by the Internal Revenue Service and United Way Suncoast.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $56,000 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. STOP IN FOR HELP.

Due to COVID-19 dates will be rescheduled


 +  A copy of a previous year's federal income tax return.

 +  Social Security cards and correct birthdates for  

         all family members.   

 +  Valid Photo IDs (if filing jointly, both spouses must  

         have an ID and be present).  

 +  W-2 forms for all jobs worked in the tax year.        

 +  All 1099 and other income forms for the tax year.      

 +  All 1098 expense forms for the tax year.

 +  Form 1095-A (ACA Healthcare), if applicable.  

 +  Amount of any income not reported on a statement.

 +  Record of expenses not shown on a statement.

 +  A voided check and/or savings account information

         for direct deposit of your refund (encouraged).

 +  Name, address and tax ID or social security

         numbers for child care providers, if applicable. 

(Please note: CDC volunteers only prepare federal tax returns).