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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Department on Aging to offer free tax preparation service for eligible individuals

Accountant preparing income taxes using the computer.

Orange County will once again sponsor the IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) tax preparation program.

IRS Certified VITA volunteers provide FREE federal and state income tax preparation, including free electronic filing, to eligible individuals with low-to-middle income. Clients are not restricted by age or county residency, but must meet eligibility guidelines.

Our tax season begins Feb. 6 and runs through April 13. Schedule your appointment online at www.orangecountync.gov/OCNCVITA  or call 919-245-4242 today!

Sites & Schedules 

Passmore Center (103 Meadowlands Drive, Hillsborough)

  • Wednesdays and Saturdays: 9 a.m.-Noon

Seymour Center (2551 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill)

  • Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Saturdays 9 a.m.-Noon

Visit our website to review Eligibility Criteria and a list of What to Bring to your appointment.

About VITA

VITA is part of Volunteer Connect 55+ (VC55+), a division of the Orange County Department on Aging. Other sponsors include the IRS, United Way of the Greater Triangle and the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro.