The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS-supported, free income tax preparation program for low- to moderate-income individuals and families. Community volunteers, certified by the IRS, help taxpayers prepare their tax returns at no cost, make sure they claim valuable tax credits for which they’re eligible, including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child Tax Credit (CTC). 

VITA helps taxpayers who make less than $60,000 per year and need to file a return for the prior or current tax year.

Traditional (In-person) service will be offered at 3 select locations: 

  1. Community Enrichment Center
  2. Southside Community Center
  3. MLK Community Center. 

Taxpayers must have an appointment. No waiting rooms will be available.  This service will begin January 15, 2022 and end April 30, 2022.

Curbside Drop-off Service- Available at all locations

Curbside Drop-off allows taxpayers to drop off their tax documents beginning in early January at your choice of several VITA locations. Taxpayers must schedule a drop-off appointment online or by calling 682-428-2939.

Taxpayers will be given a cell phone number to call upon arrival for appointment. Remain in your vehicle at all times; no one will be allowed to wait inside of facilities. A staff member will come to your vehicle, copy your documents and return them to you. No originals will be kept.

List of Docs to Provide

Here's the list of required documentation to bring with you to your appointment.  

  • Social Security card(s) or ITIN's for everyone listed on the tax return.
  • Photo ID for taxpayer and spouse if applicable.
  • All tax forms (W-2, 1099's, Medical Expenses, Education Expenses, Charitable Contributions, etc.)
  • Bank information (routing and account numbers for direct deposit)
  • Last year’s tax return (if you have it)

If you have questions, please contact 817-392-5698. Do not contact the locations.

Important Information

Within minutes of making your appointment, you should receive a confirmation email with a calendar appointment attached to the email. Appointments can be changed or canceled at any time on this website. You can also make or cancel an appointment at any time (24/7) using our automated phone system by dialing (682) 428-2939 and following the instructions.

Fort Worth VITA Site Locations

  • MLK Community Center
    5565 Truman Drive
    Fort Worth, Texas 76112
  • Opening Doors for Women In Need
    3600 Horne Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Community Enrichment Center
    6250 Northeast Loop 820
    North Richland Hills, TX 76180
  • Southside Community Center
    959 E. Rosedale St.
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • GRACE in Grapevine
    837 E. Walnut St.
    Grapevine, TX 76051
  • Mansfield Mission Center
    901 W Broad St.
    Mansfield, TX 76063
  • Northside Public Library
    501 Park Street
    Fort Worth, TX 76164
  • TCC South Campus
    5301 Campus Drive
    Ft. Worth, TX 76119