VITA Program

*In response to the COVID-19 Health Crisis, the UW VITA site is open to drop-off appointments until further notice. No walk-in hours are available. Free tax preparation is still available online for all households with a simple return using For more information and appointments call our VITA line at 276.403.5976.

VITA Drop-Off Flyer

Together, we can fight for the health of everyone in MHC. Together, we can win. 

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.

*Individuals or households of any income level can file their simple federal and state returns online 100% free using

We have a new VITA site location for the 2020 TaxYear season. Our site will open for the tax season on Tuesday, January 21, 2021, and will continue through mid-April. *See below for what to bring with you*

Site Name: United Way VITA Site

Location *New*: 10 Liberty Street Martinsville (below Lester Building Supply and on the backside of Taco Bell)

Days & Hours: Monday (Closed) 

                          Tuesday-Friday (Walk-In) 9am-4pm

                          Saturday (Walk-In) 9am-12pm

We also have MOBILE VITA, where we come to your place of business, agency, healthcare center or church. Just call us, 276.403.5976.

Prior to going to a VITA Program Site, it is important that you bring the following items with you: 

  • Photo ID for you and your spouse
  • Social Security Cards and birthdates for you, your spouse, and dependents 
  • All Federal AND State income forms including W-2, 1098, 1099, 1095
  • Bank routing number and checking or savings account number for Direct Deposit
  • Filing for joint tax return? Both you and your spouse must be present to sign required forms. 

**For married filing joint, both spouses must sign return in our presence before return can be filed.

For additional information, contact Lisa Frick, Community Impact Coordinator, at 276.403.5965, or 276.403.5976.

Want to be a VITA Volunteer? Great! Learn how here

Special thanks to The Lester Group for donating the space for our VITA Walk-in Site at 283 Commonwealth Blvd in Martinsville and our generous sponsors of the VITA Program.