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Free Tax Return Assistance Available Through Council on Aging

Post Date:01/31/2019 2:34 PM

The Chatham County Council on Aging has announced that it is the time of year that the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) kicks off to provide free tax return help for qualified residents. The VITA program provides IRS-trained volunteers to assist with income tax filings at no cost to those who would be unable to pay for this service. Chatham County's VITA program is sponsored by the Council on Aging and Orange County Volunteer Connect 55+.  

Who qualifies for VITA assistance?

The program targets low to middle-income persons who plan on filing a 1040 form .When you call to make an appointment, you will be asked several questions to determine your eligibilty.

How do I make an appointment?

Call the Council on Aging at 919-542-4512.

When and where are the sessions held?

The Council on Aging has two locations with specified days and hours: 

  • Eastern Senior Center, 365 Hwy 87 N, Pittsboro. 
    Tuesdays  - February 5 to April 9, 1 PM to 4 PM
    Saturdays - February 9 to April 13, 10 AM to 3 PM
  • Western Senior Center, 112 Village Lake Road, Siler City 
    Wednesdays - February 6 to April 10, Noon to 3 PM
    Saturdays - February 23 and March 23 only, 10 AM to 3 PM


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