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TAX SEASON VITA SERVICES

Community Action Agency VITA 

Tax Season Appointments: January 22 - April 11, 2024

Appointments are available for Montgomery County residents with a combined household income of $64,000 or less. 

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*Please note that appointments only open for four-week increments. Each week, an additional week will appear on the Appointment Plus system.


Community Action Agency VITA Tax Season Schedule
Mondays, 2:30 – 8 pm
Casey Community Center, 810 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg

Tuesdays, 2 – 8 pm
TESS Community Action Center, 8703 Flower Ave, Silver Spring

Tuesdays, 11 am – 5 pm
Community Action Agency, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 320, Rockville

Wednesdays, 11 am – 8 pm
Community Action Agency, 1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 320, Rockville                                                  

Thursdays, 11 am – 5 pm
WorkSource Montgomery, 11510 Georgia Avenue, 3 rd floor, Wheaton

Fridays, 11 am – 3 pm
Virtual Appointments 

 

VITA Partnership sites offering free tax help in Montgomery County

CASA
CASA AmeriCorps

14645 Rothgeb Dr, Rockville
JANUARY 30 - APRIL 15, 2024
Fridays 10 am - 3 pm and some Saturdays
240-491-5774
lprockvilletaxes@wearecasa.org
www.wearecasa.org/impuestos-maryland
*By appointment only.
*Offers CAA services for new ITIN applications. No need to mail your passport.
*Also offering some virtual appointments.
*Additional appointments available at Langley Park’s CASA VITA site.
 

AMERICORPS SENIORS/AARP TAX-AIDE PROGRAM
AARP Tax-Aide  Americorps Seniors

Multiple tax sites throughout Montgomery County
www.taxaidemc.info
Appointment scheduling starts January 29
240-777-2577
*No income limit for this program only.
 

CROSS COMMUNITY – THE EQUITY CENTER
the Equity Center

Mondays: 1 - 6 pm
Wednesdays and Fridays: 10 am - 2 pm
Saturdays: 12 - 6 pm
tinyurl.com/GMVVITA
240-200-4023
 

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What to Bring to Your Appointment:

  • A Social Security card and/or ITIN for EACH family member. We cannot use prior year files to verify Social Security number.
  • A photo ID for each filer.
  • W-2 forms for all jobs worked in 2023.
  • Child care provider name, address, and tax ID number or Social Security number.
  • All banking account information (a voided check and/or savings deposit slip) to direct deposit your refund.
  • A copy of last year’s tax return.
  • Any document or information about money you have received from the IRS or state.
  • All 1099 forms for other income, if any.
  • Any other tax related documents you have received.
  • If you are a victim of identity theft, you must bring the letter from the IRS with your PIN number. A new letter is issued from the IRS every year.
  • Form 1095A if you received insurance through the Marketplace (ACA).
  • ​If you are married and filing jointly, your spouse must be present. If you are married and filing separately, you need your spouse's name as spelled on his/her Social Security card and your spouse's Social Security number.

Do you need information about your refund?

  • For questions about your federal tax refund, please visit the IRS website or call 1-800-829-1040. 
  • For questions about your Maryland refund, please visit the Online Services website or call 1-800-218-8160.
If you already had an appointment with Community Action VITA and need more information, please call 240-777-1123 or send email to VITA@montgomerycountymd.gov.

 

ITINs - Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers

All VITA sites serve taxpayers filing with ITINs. 

During the tax season, help for those filing with new and renewal ITIN applications is available  on Wednesdays in Rockville at Community Action VITA and at CASA (without mailing your passport).
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions about ITINs

How is the format of an ITIN different from a SSN?

  • An ITIN begins with a “9” and the 4th and 5th digits are in the range of  “50-65”, “70-88”, “90-92” and “94-99”

Can some members of a family have a SSN while other members of the family have an ITIN?

  • Yes, for example, some members of a family are only eligible for an ITIN but may have children who were born in the U.S. and are therefore eligible for a SSN.

Who can apply for an ITIN?

  • Any alien, non-resident or resident who is required to file a U.S. federal tax return
  • An individual who will be claimed as an exemption or dependent
  • An individual who does not qualify for a SSN

What form is used to apply for an ITIN?

  • Form W-7 and Form W-7 (SP)

In general, what must accompany a completed ITIN application?

  • A valid U.S. federal income tax return
  • Supporting identification and, in some cases, residency documents

File your Taxes Online

Free Filing Software/IRS Questions: The IRS Free File  http://freefile.irs.gov provides free federal tax prep and e-file for taxpayers (income $73,000 or below). For toll-free tax help call 800-829-1040 for individual tax questions or 800-829-4933 for business tax questions. 
If you decide to use a commercial tax preparer, please  click here.

 

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