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!!
Contact: Mark Schneider 843-906-9465, MARK450SL@aol.com
All sites will be open starting in early February 2015 !! 

Beaufort County Library
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC

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

Bluffton Library
120 Palmetto Way
Bluffton, SC

10:00 am - 8:00 pm 
Starts February 2

University of South Carolina
South Campus
1 University Blvd.
Bluffton, SC

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

United Way of the Lowcountry
Jasper County Office
Ridgeland, SC

10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Starts February 4
Goodwill Industries
509 Island West Park
Bluffton, SC
Serving the Bluffton/Hardeeville Area
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Starts February 5


Colleton County Memorial Library
600 Hampton Street 
Walterboro, SC 
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Starting February 6 
South State Bank
1121 Boundary Street
Beaufort, SC
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starts February 3
St. Helena Library
6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road
St. Helena Island, SC

1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Starts February 2

CBC National Bank
1700 Ribaut Road
Port Royal, SC
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Starts February 5
 YMCA of Beaufort County
1801 Richmond Avenue
Port Royal, SC 

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  

  • Information on deductions
  • Copies of Social Security Card(s)
  • Photo Identification

Volunteering for VITA

If you would like to become a VITA volunteer tax preparer or site greeter at one of our locations around the Lowcountry please send us an email at georgefriedman@sc.rr.com, 843-321-8791 or mark450SL@aol.com, 843-906-9465.

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