The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to those who generally make $56,000 or less, those 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.
SNHU-VITA will be open for the tax year on February 11, 2020 and closed on April 10, 2020. We will not be open from March 09-13 due to spring break.
The due date for the US individual income tax return for tax year 2019 is April 15, 2020.
The standard deduction for taxpayers who do not itemize deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040) changes every year. The standard deduction amounts for the 2019 tax year are:
Please note: There is a higher standard deduction for those filers who are age 65 or older, or legally blind.
For 2019, the amount of credit increased.
The maximum credit is:
Both under 65
One under 65
Both 65 or older
The Day of the Service:
Tax Returns That Won't be Prepared:
The types of returns listed below will not be prepared through this program:
The links below will guide you in determining what exemptions you cannot claim, how to claim an exemption for a dependent and the rule for more than one person claiming the same qualified child on their return.
The link below is a list of common taxable income as well as common non-taxable income.
For more information, see the IRS website articles below:
* There is an additional standard deduction for elderly or blind taxpayers, which is $1,300 for tax year 2019. The additional standard deduction amount increases to $1,650 if the individual is also unmarried and not a qualifying widow(er).
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
Webster Hall VITA Tax Prep Services Webster Hall, Lobby Tuesday (2:00-7:00 PM) and Friday (2:00-7:00 PM) Walk-ins welcome, no appointment needed.
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