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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

The Department of Health and Human Services, Community Action Agency


The VITA program provides FREE tax preparation services for low to moderate income County residents.

Tax Season Appointments

January 22 - April 15, 2019

NEW! Schedule Your Appointment Today!

  • Gaithersburg: Mondays, 3:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Silver Spring: Tuesdays, 3 - 8 pm
  • Rockville: Wednesdays, 11 am - 8 pm
  • East County: Thursdays, 11 am - 4 pm
  • Wheaton: Fridays, 11 am - 4 pm
CAA VITA Days at Additional Locations:
  • Click HERE to schedule an appointment online.
  • Please call 240-777-1123 to schedule by phone.  TTY users, please call MD Relay (711).
Community Action VITA Fliers


ITIN Applications

What is an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)?

ENGLISH FLIER                            SPANISH FLIER
ITIN Flier EnglishITIN Flier Spanish

Community Action's VITA program assists residents with applications for Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs). Please schedule an appointment with a Certified Acceptance Agent by calling 240-777-1123. TTY users, please call MD Relay (711).


You May Need to Renew Your Expiring ITIN!

Please click HERE for more information in English and Spanish.  
Additional information is available on the IRS website.

Volunteers supporting VITA serve as tax preparers, greeters, interpreters, food resource navigators, schedulers, site coordinators, and quality reviewers.  For more information, please call 240-777-1123.

Please click HERE to complete a volunteer application form.

Check out the new EITC outreach website and learn about free tax help,
tax credits you may be eligible for, financial education tools, and much more!



Helpful Resources

Tax Credit Outreach 101- The Basics

Click on this presentation from the  Center on Budget and Policy Priorities National Tax Credit Outreach Campaign ( for an introduction to the refundable tax credits.   Learn how to help your neighbors access credits.

Multilingual Flyers  are also available online

​Community Action E-Newsletter

Maryland Community Action Partnership




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