Tax Preparation

Tax preparers and clients

What we do

Our Community Action program offers free preparation services to low-to-moderate income Vermonters. We offer help with income tax returns through VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), as well as help with rent rebates and homestead property declarations.

2021 Tax Preparation Assistance for Chittenden county

To schedule an appointment, call 2-1-1 (as soon as January 18). Appointments are available between Feb. 1 and Apr. 15 during the following times:

  • Mon & Wed: 9am-4pm
  • Tues & Th: 9am-8pm
  • Sat: 10am-3pm

Because of the pandemic and to make social distancing possible, we'll provide our services from University Mall in South Burlington (next to Shoe Department Encore).

  • How to be ready for your appointment? Review this document.
  • For information on how to volunteer in Chittenden county, contact Mike McClintock at or 802-863-6248.

Franklin/Grand Isle Vita Tax Program

Please have all forms ready before you call to make an appointment. 

To schedule an appointment, please call Rebecca Moyer at 802-527-7392 ext 107. Appointments are available Monday through Friday, from 9:00AM-3:30PM.

    Because of the pandemic, FGICA will be doing drop off services at 5 Lemnah Drive, Suite #5, St. Albans, VT. Clients can enter the building (with a mask) to drop off forms and pick up finished taxes.

    • If necessary, Rebecca is able to complete Homestead Declarations and Renter's Credit entirely over the phone. 
    • State and Federal returns are able to be done over the phone. You may schedule a time to drop off forms and sign consent papers.
    • Rebecca will call when taxes are complete and will schedule a time to be picked up and signed. 


    • To schedule an appointment in Chittenden county:  call 2-1-1
    • To schedule an appointment in Franklin/Grand Isle county: call Rebecca Moyer at 802-527-7392 ext 107