What is the Coaltion for Family Economic Progress?
A partnership that provides free income tax preparation services for underserved
families. With technical and logistical assistance from the Internal Revenue Service's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program the partners provide facilites throughout the El Paso region to prepare federal and state tax returns. Full information about this service and about our coalition partners can be found by visiting the coalition's web site at http://www.freetaxeselpaso.org
Who Qualifies for Free Tax Assistance?
Individuals with low to moderate income (up to $53,000/yr gross income)
Military personnel and their families
Individuals with disabilities
Advantages to Using A VITA Site
Tax preparation services are 100% free
Tax preparers are trained and certified directly by the Internal Revenue Service
Refunds can be directly deposited into bank accounts within 7-10 days
Tax income issues can also be addressed at a VITA site
Free income tax assistance information can be obtained at a VITA site