Free Tax Assistance for Students by Students

Vita (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (Vita) program offers free tax help to people who generally 54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited english speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-Certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

Important Information

Must-Watch Dates:

Due Date of Return:

The due date for the US Individual Income Tax Return for Tax Year 2016 is April 18, 2017.

Standard Deduction Increases:

The standard deduction for taxpayers who do not itemize deductions on Schedule A (Form 1040) changes every year. The standard deduction amounts for 2016 are:

Note: There is a higher standard deduction for those filers who are age 65 or older, or legally blind.

Earned Income Credit (EIC):

Amount of Credit Increased - For 2016, the maximum credit is:

Location & Hours

Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Hooksett, NH 03106

SNHU-VITA will be open for the TAX Year on February 14, 2017 and closed on April 7, 2017.

Sessions will be held at Webster Hall, Room 118 on Tuesdays and Fridays from 2:30PM-6:30PM. (*No sessions March 13-17.)

No appointments needed! - Walk-Ins are welcome.