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VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

Free in-person tax assistance with an IRS-Certified tax preparer.

Update: June 6, 2020

The United Way of Windham County ceases all 2020 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services. In spite of the newly relaxed restrictions on businesses and social distancing and the new tax filing deadline of July 15, 2020, United Way of Windham County will not be able to reengage its VITA programming. For alternative methods of preparing your 2019 income taxes you can visit these online services: and

United Way of Windham County operates the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program in Brattleboro, where IRS-certified volunteers provide free tax preparation to eligible households that earn up to $56,000 per year and who live or work in Windham County. Our team of volunteers are highly trained and experienced, with a wealth of knowledge about filing taxes to help you feel confident during tax season. To have your taxes done for free by us, please call us to schedule an appointment. Call United Way of Windham County, or call 2-1-1 from anywhere in Vermont to find services in your area or to make an appointment during tax season (late January - mid April). We advise you to schedule your appointment early as they fill up quickly. Support for the VITA program is greatly appreciated - we look forward to the 2020 tax season.

Free, online self-service tax filing software provided by H&R Block.

Another free tax program United Way of Windham County offers is provides free federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance online to eligible households earning up to $66,000 a year. is an easy, fast and secure federal and state tax filing site powered by H&R Block ®. The online tool allows eligible taxpayers to self-file for free using a simple step-by-step process that includes online support. United Way is also partnering with libraries and other community sites to provide access to on a computer with high-speed internet for the public's use.  Call 2-1-1 from anywhere in Vermont, for location and access information.