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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Who Qualifies?

Any working U.S. citizen or legal resident who has valid Social Security number and a combined household income less than $52,000.

What Do I Need to Bring?

  • Valid photo ID
  • Copy of your 2012 tax return, if available.
  • Social Security numbers or Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN) for you, your spouse and any children born before 12/31/13
  • Income documentation, including W-2 forms for all jobs held during 2013, and any 1099 forms showing other income for the year
  • Bank account information (including account and routing number) or a blank check for direct deposit, if applicable.

If applicable:

  • Childcare expenses, including provider’s address and federal ID
  • Mortgage statements
  • Adoption expenses
  • Alimony paid/received
  • Notices from IRS or state tax office
  • Property tax bills
  • College tuition or student loan statements
  • *If you have lost or don’t have all of these items, you can still get your taxes prepared. Call the IRS helpline at 1-800-829-1040 for information on what you need to do or how to obtain replacement documents.

How Do I Access VITA in My Community?

Atlantic County

UWGPSNJ operates five sites in Atlantic County at the following locations:

  • UWGPSNJ in Atlantic County – 4 East Jimmie Leeds Road, Suite 10, Galloway
  • Egg Harbor Township Family Success Center – 3050 Spruce Avenue, Egg Harbor Township
  • Atlantic County Library, Egg Harbor City Branch – 134 Philadelphia Avenue, Egg Harbor City
  • Carnegie Library Center – 35 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, Atlantic City
  • Hammonton Family Success Center – 310 Bellevue Avenue, Hammonton

Appointments must be made in advance. Call 2-1-1 to schedule.

Burlington County

Throughout Burlington County, a number of VITA sites are available for local residents. They are located at:

  • Burlington: Daniel Keegan Recreation Center – 522 Wood Street
    (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, no appointment necessary)
    609-386-4070
  • Cinnaminson: Cinnaminson Library – 1619 Riverton Road
    (Mondays excluding holidays, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
    Call 856-829-9340 for appointment
  • Delanco: Catholic Charities – 801 Burlington Avenue
    (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.)
    Call 856-764-6940 for an appointment
  • Florence: Florence Township Library – 1350 Hornberger Avenue, Roebling
    By appointment, call 609-447-0077
  • Maple Shade: Maple Shade Library – 200 Stiles Avenue, Maple Shade
    By appointment, call 609-447-0077
  • Marlton: Evesham Library – 984 Tuckerton Road
    (Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
    Call 856-983-1444 for an appointment
  • Medford Lakes: Vaughn Community House – Tabernacle Road and Powhatan Trail
    (Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., no appointment necessary)
  • Moorestown: Hope Community Church – 235 West Main Street
    (Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.)
    Call 856-235-0912, ext. 3016 for an appointment
  • Mt. Laurel: Mt. Laurel Library – 100 Walt Whitman Avenue
    (Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to noon, no appointment necessary)
    Call 856-234-7319
  • Browns Mills: Pemberton Library – 16 Broadway
    (Mondays and Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. to noon, no appointment necessary)
  • Southampton: Settler’s Hall – S. Plymouth Court, Leisuretowne
    (Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., no appointment necessary
    - Retirement Community Members Only)
  • Westampton: Main Library – 5 Pioneer Boulevard
    (Thursdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    Appointment necessary, call 609-267-9660 x 3025
  • Willingboro: Senior Center – 429 John F. Kennedy Way
    (Wednesdays, 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
    Call 609-877-8444 for appointment

Camden

In Camden County, United Way is a charter member of the Camden Asset Network (CAN), a coalition of local nonprofit organizations committed to re-launching VITA in Camden City. CAN partners include AARP Tax-Aide; Camden County College; Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden; Center for Family Services; Hispanic Family Center of Southern New Jersey, Inc.; Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Parkside Business & Community In Partnership, Inc. (PBCIP), PathWays PA, and UWGPSNJ.

Several sites will be available throughout the county. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 2-1-1.

Cape May County

United Way partners with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.) and the Coast Guard Training Center to offer VITA to Cape May County residents at:

  • Social Services Building – 4005 Route 9 South, Rio Grande (Tuesday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to noon; call 609-886-3400)
  • North Wildwood Senior Center – 10th and Central Avenues, North Wildwood (Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to noon, 609-522-7611)
  • Lower Township Senior Center – 2612 Bayshore Road, Villas (Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., call 609-886-5161)
  • Victoria Commons – 610 Townbank Road, North Cape May (call for appointment 609-886-3400)
  • Howard Stainton Senior Center – 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1 to 3 p.m., call 609-336-0555)

Cumberland County

United Way operated the only VITA sites in Cumberland County last year. This year, three sites will be available for tax assistance:

  • Family Success Center – 1038 E. Chestnut Street, Vineland
  • Sun Bank Training Building – 226 Landis Avenue, Vineland
  • ALMS Center - 28 MLK Jr. Way, Bridgeton

Appointments must be made in advance. Call 2-1-1 to schedule.

Southeastern PA

In southeastern Pennsylvania, United Way is working with the Campaign for Working Families (Philadelphia), Montgomery County Asset Building Coalition, and the Delaware County Asset Development Group. For a list of tax sites in your area, click below:

Southeastern Pennsylvania, contact/visit: