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FREE Tax Preparation
Federal and State
Including E-Filing 
Get Your Refund in 7 - 9 days!!

Through the Volunteer Income Tax (VITA) Program, you can receive FREE income tax preparation. VITA assists working individuals & families to take advantage of all the tax credits that are available including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and several other credits.
Last year over $4.2 million dollars was returned to the pockets of residents in Beaufort County! Money to help cover the cost of clothes, medicine, food, school supplies, utility payments, and house payments.
Individuals and families can qualify for an additional $450 to over $6,000!!

All sites will be open starting in early February 2015 !! 

Beaufort County Library
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC
   

Mondays:
10:30 am - 4 pm
Starts February 2 for Mondays
    
Thursdays:
1:30 pm - 7 pm
Starts February 5 for Thursdays
 

Bluffton Library
120 Palmetto Way
Bluffton, SC
    

Mondays:
10:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Starts February 2

University of South Carolina
South Campus
STUDENT LIFE BUILDING 
1 University Blvd.
Bluffton, SC
   

Saturdays:
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Starts February 7
Hilton Head Recreation Center
20 Wilborn Road
Hilton Head Island, SC
Thursdays:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Starts February 5
Lobeco Library
1862 Trask Parkway
Lobeco, SC
Saturdays:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Starts February 7

UNITED WAY - RIDGELAND (EMS BLDG.)
1509 Grays Highway
Ridgeland, SC  

Wednesdays
10:00 AM - 4:00PM
Starts February 4 

Goodwill Industries
509 Island West Park
Bluffton, SC
Serving the Bluffton/Hardeeville Area
Thursdays:
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Starts February 5
   
Colleton County Memorial Library
600 Hampton Street 
Walterboro, SC 
 
   
Fridays
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Starting February 6 
 
   
St. Helena Library
6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road
St. Helena Island, SC

Mondays:
1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Starts February 2

   
 YMCA of Beaufort County
1801 Richmond Avenue
Port Royal, SC 


Fridays:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starting February 6 


   

What to Bring:
  • A complete copy of last year’s return (not required but helpful to the tax preparer)
  • All 2014 informational statements, including but not limited to:

        - Wage statements - Form(s) W-2

         - Interest and dividend statements - Form(s) 1099INT and 1099DIV

         - Mortgage interest statements - Form(s) 1098

        - Pension and social security statements - Form(s) 1099R and SSA-1099

         - Tuition payments statements - Form(s) 1098-T

         - Property tax receipt(s) for any property taxes paid  

          Health Insurance statements - Form(s) 1095 

  • Information on deductions
  • Originals or Photo Copies ONLY of Social Security Card(s) for everyone listed on the return !!!!
  • Photo Identification

Comments, Questions or Concerns About VITA

If you would like to become a VITA volunteer tax preparer or site greeter or have comments questions or concerns about the program please send us an email at georgefriedman@sc.rr.com or call 843-321-8791.

VITA of the Lowcountry would like to recognize the following program partners:

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