Description: The Tax Clinic provides free income tax preparation and filing to eligible taxpayers. Using drop-off and virtual services, the Tax Clinic also screens all clients for valuable tax credits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit.
o Must complete IRS Tax Law training and Tax Preparation System training (18+ hours both online & in person) at your own pace, before certification deadline
o Screening taxpayers for service eligibility;
o Completing intake process through interviewing clients prior to collecting information;
o Ensuring tax returns are accurate and without errors by verifying tax documents and supporting documentation;
o Confirming client forms are complete and ready for intake;
o Answering intake and eligibility questions by text, phone, and email;
o Helping to maintain a healthy and safe flow of clients; and
o Completing health screening forms with visitors.
Dates and times available:
o Opportunity is available mid-January through April 15th or the federal filing deadline
o Training begins mid-November annually
o These volunteer opportunities are available in three-hour shifts. At the beginning of each year, the beginning and ending dates for volunteer opportunities will be posted on the Volunteer page at www.tapintohope.org/volunteer.