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senate Bill S. 3865

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act of 2010

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      Committee on Finance
    IntroducedSeptember 29th, 2010

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act of 2010

Official Title

A bill to facilitate nationwide availability of volunteer income tax assistance for low-income and underserved populations, and for other purposes.


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program (VITA grant program) for the development, expansion, or continuation of volunteer tax preparation programs to assist low-income taxpayers and members of underserved populations. Establishes the National Center to Promote Quality, Excellence, and Evaluation in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Requires such Center to: (1) promote the adoption of a universally accessible volunteer training platform for the preparation of federal income tax returns; (2) provide technical assistance to tax return preparation program managers; (3) identify and disseminate best practices related to tax site management; (4) support outreach and marketing efforts; and (5) provide evaluation of programs and activities funded under this Act.

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