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United Way Looking to Train Volunteers for VITA Program

United WayThe United Way of Lamar County is looking for volunteers for their Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).

Those interested in volunteering should register for a free informational lunch on Wednesday, August 13th at noon.

To register for the lunch call 903-784-6642 or email unitedway@suddenlink.com.

VITA volunteers help prepare and file tax returns for individuals and/or households with an income of less than $52,000. In addition to tax preparers they also need a site coordinator, greeter and Spanish language interpreter.

Anyone can volunteer, not just CPA’s. No experience is necessary. Free training and certification is provided from the IRS. Training workshops begin in November, 2014.

Volunteers are asked to donate their time by volunteering at a VITA site between February 1-April 15, 2015.

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