Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services set to begin January 28th

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Waterbury, CT

New Opportunities is hosting a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site for the 7th consecutive year at its Waterbury and Meriden locations. In addition, New Opportunities will be operating sites in Torrington and Winsted.

The VITA program, which is sponsored by the IRS, provides free tax preparation and e-filing of State and Federal 1040EZ and 1040-A forms for individuals and families with household incomes of $51,000 or less. Clients can also have their refunds electronically deposited into their bank accounts at no additional charge.

VITA clients also receive assistance with special tax credits including the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or Disabled. VITA services are not available for homeowners or business owners with more complex returns.

New Opportunities VITA services will be available beginning the week of Monday, January 28th and continue through Saturday April 6th to meet this year's April 15th tax filing deadline. Services are available by appointment only.

New Opportunities Waterbury VITA site is located at 232 North Elm Street and will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5pm to 8pm, and on Saturdays from 9am to 12pm. For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Waterbury site, call (203) 575-4360.

New Opportunities Meriden VITA site is located at 74 Cambridge Street and will be open on Tuesdays from 5pm to 8pm,and on Saturdays from 9am to 12pm. For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Meriden site, call(203) 235-0278.

New Opportunities Torrington VITA site is located at 138 Migeon Avenue and will be open on Thursdays from 5pm to 8pm. For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Torrington site, call (860) 482-9749, x202.

New Opportunities Winsted VITA site is run at the Beardley and Memorial Library located at 40 Munro Place in Winsted and will be open on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm. For more information or to schedule an appointment at the Winsted site, call (203) 808-6323.

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