Are you interested in making a difference in your community? Meet new people? Do you want to learn how to do taxes, for free? You can start today by registering to become a volunteer tax preparer! By becoming a volunteer, you can: prepare taxes for low to moderate income individuals/families, all senior citizens, people with disabilities, or those who speak limited English.
There might be a couple of questions running through your head.
Do I have to be a CPA to prepare taxes?
No, you do not have to be a CPA to become a volunteer but some of our volunteers are CPA’s!
Also, do I have to become IRS certified?
You do have to be certified by the IRS to prepare taxes, but training is available before the tax season starts beginning mid-October.
What about the training? How do I get started?
Training begins in mid-October. To start the registration process, please contact Meg at: 231-346-2188 or firstname.lastname@example.org
What volunteer roles are available?
The volunteers we need:
- Become IRS certified at the “basic” or higher level
- Must comply with all ethics, integrity, and confidential client information
Rights and Responsibility
- Assist with intake
- Learn about privacy laws
For more information about volunteering, feel free to visit the following websites!