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Mountain CAP VITA Program

Free Income Tax Preparation

Mountain CAP participates in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) which is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service. We are currently offering the following free income tax preparation options to qualifying taxpayers:


The following are links to free income tax preparation products. These products prepare your return based on your information and answers to the questions:

H & R Block

(Visit link above for more information about H & R Block)

Turbo Tax Freedom Edition

File Federal and State for free if your 2020 Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) is less than $39,000.00

(less than $72,000.00 if active duty military) or you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC).

Taxslayer Basic Edition File

(Visit link about for more information about Taxslayer Basic Edition File)

Self-Preparation Assistance:

For assistance with self-preparation products you may contact one of the following VITA sites:

Smyth County Residents

Alice Crockett

Mountain CAP Main Office

602 South Iron Street

Marion, VA 24354

276-783-7337 ext. 2

Wythe & Bland County Residents

Andrea Williams

Mountain CAP Outreach Office

680 West Main Street

Wytheville, VA 24382



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Free preparation and electronic filing of your Federal and Virginia returns for taxpayers with Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) less than $57,000.00.

To have your returns prepared by a certified volunteer, you may call the Mountain CAP office in your area to schedule a drop off time to drop off your information and documentation at the VITA Site.  You will be called when your returns are complete and ready to be picked up.

Please bring the following when dropping off your taxes:

  • Photo ID for you and your spouse.
  • Social security cards for you, your spouse and all dependents.
  • All Forms w-2, 1099 and/or any other income documents.
  • Any other documents required to prepare returns (1095 etc.).
  • Direct Deposit information (no deposit slips).

Volunteers cannot prepare returns outside of their scope training.