Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program

tax assistance is available each spring

Need help preparing your federal and state tax returns? The Department of Accountancy has a free tax preparation assistance program through the IRS. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is available to anyone that makes $66,000 or less annually. Our trained accounting students will be available to help you prepare your tax returns most Wednesday afternoons during tax season. No appointment necessary, walk-in clients are assisted on a first-come-first-served basis.

Location: Boise Public Library (Main Branch)
Address: 715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702
Time: Wednesdays from 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM (Will not start a new return after 3:30 PM).

Spring 2020 Dates

  • February 5, 12, 19, 26
  • March 4, 11, 18
  • April 1, 8, 15

What to Bring

Please bring the following items to receive help:

  • prior year tax return
  • original social security cards
  • income forms (W-2s, 1099s)
  • other income or expense documentation
  • proof of identification
  • voided check (for direct deposit)
  • photo ID (if we prepare your return)

Still have questions?

For more information, please contact Kathy Hurley at kathyhurley@boisestate.edu.

Kathy cannot answer specific personal tax and W-4  allowance questions on the phone or via email.