VITA ( Free Tax Preparation Service)

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS sponsored program. IRS-certified volunteers provide basic return preparation for Federal and State income taxes for Seneca County residents with an annual income within 200% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines. Taxes are prepared at:

Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau
1 DiPronio Drive, Waterloo, NY
Phone: (315) 539-1905 or 1.800.688.7188 (x1905)

Call to make your appointment

We are inviting you and your family members to take advantage of this free tax preparation service being sponsored by Seneca County Workforce Development & Youth Bureau and the United Way of Seneca County. Let IRS certified volunteers prepare your taxes for FREE. Certified volunteers will be preparing basic tax returns free of charge to Seneca County residents whose annual income is within the Federal Poverty Guidelines listed below.

200% Federal Poverty Guidelines
Family Size Annual Income Monthly Income Weekly Income
1                   $24,280                        $2,023                      $467
2                   $32,920                        $2,743                      $633
3                   $41,560                        $3,463                      $799
4                   $50,200                        $4,183                      $965
5                   $58,840                        $4,903                      $1,132
6                   $67,480                        $5,623                      $1,298
7                   $76,120                        $6,343                      $1,464
8                   $84,760                        $7,063                      $1,630
  • Basic returns
    (EZ 1040 & 1040A Forms)
  • Special Credits & Deductions
  • Itemizing
  • Stocks & Bonds
  • Business Returns

Click Here for Required Appointment Information – Waterloo Site

Would You Like to Prepare Your Own Taxes?

MyFreeTaxes is a user-friendly, self-service income tax preparation program available for individuals or families with a combined annual income under $66,000. For additional information call 315-539-1905.

Click here to get started – MyFreeTaxes – You will be redirected to an IRS partnership site)

Additional Links:

Where’s my refund?

Where’s my NYS refund?

Do I qualify for Earned Income Credit?

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