Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic assists low- and moderate-income residents of Lafayette County with free tax return preparation twice a week at the Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library during tax season. Students in the Tax Practicum at the University of Mississippi School of Law manage and staff the program. 

Contact Information: 

Univeristy of Mississippi Pro Bono Initiative
Email: olemisstaxclinic@gmail.com 

2020 VITA Clinic Details

Where: Lafayette County & Oxford Public Library | 401 Bramlett Blvd. | Oxford, MS 38655
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. | February 6, 2020 – April 9, 2020 (excluding March 10, 12, & 26) | Friday, March 27, 2020: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Who: Taxpayers having a combined household income of $56,000 or less

What to Bring:
  • Proof of identification – Picture ID
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse, and dependents or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration (SSA)
  • If you do not have a Social Security Number, an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse, and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-MISC from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health insurance information
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns (if available)
  • Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit, such as a blank check
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security Number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number) if appropriate
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-jointly tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms

Please direct all inquiries to olemisstaxclinic@gmail.com. Please be sure to note walk-ins only (no appointments). 


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