Business Institute

VITA/ Tax Preparation Info

Free VITA Tax Preparation Services

EMCC students complete the ACC 121 - Income Tax Preparation course and successfully pass a certification exam to become eligible as volunteers, who file income taxes for low-to-moderate income individuals and families.

Free 2018 Tax Preparation Hours of Operation at EMCC - Main Campus Location:

Address - 3000 N. Dysart Road Avondale, AZ 85392

Fridays, January 26, 2018 – April 13, 2018 --10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Saturdays, January 27, 2018 – April 14, 2018  --  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • EMCC Main Campus Location: Mariposa Hall classroom MAR 133

​Note: EMCC Main Campus Location -

Closed 3/16 & 3/17 (Spring Break)

Free 2018 Tax Preparation Hours of Operation at EMCC - Buckeye Campus Location:

Address - 902 E. Eason Avenue Buckeye, AZ 85326

Mondays, January 22, 2018 – April 16, 2018 --1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Thursdays, January 25, 2018 – April 12, 2018  --  4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

  • EMCC Buckeye Campus Location: Classroom 132

Note:EMCC Buckeye Campus Location - 

Closed 2/19 (Presidents Day)

Closed 3/16 (Spring Break)

VITA Information - 

Who: For households earning less than $64,000

Questions: call the Business Institute 623-935-8457

What to Bring: http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Free-Tax-Return-Preparation-for-You-by-Volunteers

In order to prepare taxes accurately and efficiently, the following items will be required:

*Social Security cards, IRS ITIN card or ITIN letter for all household members
*Picture ID for taxpayer (and spouses)
*Birth dates for all persons listed on the tax return
*Proof of all income, including W-2 and 1099 forms
*Name, address, and tax ID# of childcare provider
*Amount of money paid to childcare provider last year
*Account and routing numbers for direct deposit
*Copy of last year's tax return, if available
*If filing jointly, both adults must be present to sign the return.

Additional Resources -  

MY FREE TAXES 2017 ==>   Self-Tax Preparation

http://www.myfreetaxes.com/emcc

Who: For households earning less than $64, 000
Location: Nationwide, no restrictions