VITA Program

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $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.

In Martinsville-Henry County, United Way has three convenient locations:

  • United Way's VITA Walk-in Site at 10 Liberty Street in Martinsville ▪ Tuesday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ▪ Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Patrick Henry Community College at 645 Patriots Avenue in Martinsville ▪ Call for an appointment, 276.403.5976
  • City of Martinsville's Commissioner of Revenue's Office at 55 West Church Street in Martinsville ▪ Call for an appointment, 276.403.5136.

Plus, we have MOBILE VITA, where we come to your place business, agency, healthcare center or church. Just call us, 276.403.5976.

Prior to going to a VITA Program site, it is important that you bring the following items with you:

  • Proof of identification
  • Social security cards for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be used as a substitute for lack of social security number
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates
  • Wage and earning statements (Forms W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Form 1099)
  • All Forms 1095, health insurance statements
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate if applicable
  • Copy of last year's federal and state returns if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit, such as a blank check
  • Filing for joint tax return? Both you and your sponse must be present to sign required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's tax identification number (social security number or employer identification number)
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state if applicable

For additional information, contact Julia Hollandsworth, Community Engagement Coordinator, at the United Office, 276.638.3946, or VITA Walk-in Site, 276.403.5976.

Special thanks to The Lester Group for donating the space for our VITA Walk-in Site at 10 Liberty Street in Martinsville.