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Welcome to The Iowa Center’s VITA Tax Site.
Our offices remain closed to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Iowa Center Tax site is at capacity and is now closed for the rest of the tax season.
Frequently Asked Questions
To make an appointment with another VITA tax site:
There are some sites across Iowa that are still open and offering appointments for in person drop-off, in person preparation, etc. If you would like to see a list of VITA tax sites sorted by area code please click here.
My household income is greater than $56,000 guideline; can you still help me?
Not at this time. However, you can contact Iowa Legal Aid here.
How do I get my Economic Impact Payment (Stimulus Money)?
The Iowa Center does not have any information on the Economic Impact Payment (stimulus payments). We are not able to look anything up for you regarding the payment. If you have questions on this payment you will need to contact the IRS directly. For more information on the Economic Impact Payment: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment
Can I file my taxes on my own?
Yes! You can file simple returns online for free at www.myfreetaxes.com.
I received a letter from the IRS or Iowa Department of Revenue. What do I do?
We recommend you contact Iowa Legal Aid by clicking here.
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
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.
Find tax assistance here.
Allamakee County Ag Extension District
North Central Iowa EITC Coalition – Cerro Gordo County Extension
United Way and Community Foundation of Greater Fort Dodge
Hope4Healing VITA @ Hawkeye Adult Learning Center
RSVP of Jasper County
Central College VITA
Family Housing Advisory Services Inc. – Omaha EITC Coalition
Hamilton County Agricultural Extension District
Chickasaw County Extension
Guthrie Country Ag Extension District