Mount Aloysius College VITA

Welcome to the Mount Aloysius College VITA website! We will begin processing tax returns for tax year 2023 for those who qualify beginning February 19, 2024. To take advantage of this free tax return preparation service, please call our VITA Office during hours of operation (see hours to right) and schedule a time to drop off your tax documents and introduce yourself to our IRS-VITA Program certified volunteers.

Our services will be offered from February 19 – April 3, 2024.

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program & Other Resources

The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $60,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns.

Limitations apply relating to annual income level and types of tax returns necessary. In the event we may not be able to assist you with your taxes, we encourage taxpayers to explore and utilize free online resources like those listed below to learn about and do tax returns and to spread word of these resources to others in the community:

You can also use the IRS tool under “Alternative Local VITA Sites” below to look for other options if necessary. For more information about the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, visit the IRS VITA website. If you do not think you qualify for the VITA or online free filing programs, you can also search for paid tax preparers through the IRS directory to assist you with your return.

State and Local Tax Resources

Our VITA site will also provide assistance preparing Pennsylvania state and local income tax returns as well as property tax rebate applications for tax year 2023. For local tax returns and property tax rebate applications, your provider should be mailing you forms and instructions (please bring with you when you schedule your appointment). You may also visit the following links for state income tax, property tax/rent rebate, and local income tax resources:

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Phone: (814) 886-6621

Email: VITA@mtaloy.edu

Hours:

Monday:  9:00AM – 11:00AM

Tuesday:  12:30PM – 4:00PM

Wednesday:  9:00AM – 11:00AM

Thursday: 12:30PM – 4:00PM

Friday:  11:00AM – 2:00PM

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If the College closes due to weather, our VITA office will also be closed.

Information to Bring for Return Preparation:

  • Acceptable Photo Identification (driver’s license, passport, state ID card, etc.) for you and your spouse
  • For Married Filing Jointly filers, both spouses must be present
  • All Forms W-2 and 1099
  • Information substantiating other income
  • Information substantiating all tax deductions/tax credits
  • A copy of last year’s tax return or tax return transcript (as applicable)
  • Proof of account for direct deposit/withdrawal for tax refund/payment, including bank routing number (a voided check will have this information)
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer Identification notices/cards for you, your spouse, and/or the dependents you claim on the return
  • Information substantiating the total paid to day care provider and their Tax ID number
  • Birth dates for you, spouse, and/or dependents to be listed on the return
  • Forms 1095-A, if applicable

Directions

Athletic Convocation & Wellness Center
Room 201, 2nd Floor
7373 Admiral Peary Highway
Cresson, PA 16630
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Alternative Local VITA Sites

As we become booked with others’ tax returns, you may also look to see where other nearby VITA locations are by visiting this IRS listing tool.