Berkshire Community Action Council Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

Please note: Our 2021 VITA season is officially closed for the season. Please check back this winter for updates on next year’s program Thank you!

Who is eligible for VITA?

For the 2021 season, the VITA program offers free tax help to people who:

Make $57,000 or less
Persons with disabilities
Limited English-speaking taxpayers 
Those who are 60 years of age and older.


Frequently Asked Questions:

What forms do I need to complete my tax return?
For a full list of forms needed for your VITA Tax Preparation please CLICK HERE.

Do I have to pay for my VITA Tax Preparation?
No, the VITA Tax Preparation program is completely free.

About VITA:
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) offers free Federal & State tax return preparation for low income families in Berkshire County provided by trained volunteers. The program increases the capacity for low-income families to file returns, and improves the accuracy of the returns. To set up an appointment call Melissa, 413-418-3685 (Central / South) and Aleta, 413-663-3014 (North).

Want to volunteer as a Tax Preparer? No prior experience required. Click here to learn more!

To report unethical behavior to the IRS, click here.

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