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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

tax assistance is available each springNeed help preparing your federal and state tax returns? The Department of Accountancy has a free tax preparation assistance program through the IRS. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is available to anyone that makes $66,000 or less annually. Our trained accounting students will be available to help you prepare your tax returns most Wednesday afternoons during tax season. No appointment necessary, walk-in clients are assisted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Location: Boise Public Library (Main Branch)
Address: 715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702
Time: Wednesdays from 12:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Spring 2018 Dates

  • February 7, 14, 21, 28
  • March 7, 14, 21
  • April 4, 11

What to Bring

Please bring the following items to receive help:

  • prior year tax return
  • original social security cards
  • income forms (W-2s, 1099s)
  • other income or expense documentation
  • proof of identification
  • voided check (for direct deposit)
  • photo ID (if we prepare your return)

Still have questions?

For more information, please contact Kathy Hurley at or (208) 426-1271.