Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)

****Due to COVID-19, this program will not resume in 2020.****
See the below links for additional tax information and/or assistance.

Tax Help from Tulsa City-County Library

A Map of Local Tax Help Sites in the Tulsa Area

Free Tax Preparation for Qualified Individuals

The Northeastern State University Broken Arrow Campus community and members of tis surrounding communities will have the option of obtainin freee tax preparation trhough an NSU partnership with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program.

For individuals who qualify as having low-to-moderate income (income less than $56,000), certified, trained volunteers will be available by appointment to prepare basic tax returns on bot the state and federal level. In addition, those who would like to file their own taxes online can access teh necessary tax software for free. NSU's partnership with MyFreeTaxes provides easy, self-guided federal and state tax preparation for those with income of $56,000 or less. The tax filing software is provided by H&R Block at for individuals who will be able to access their taxes and returns from anywhere there is internet access..

WHEN:  February 1 - March 14, 2020
Monday and Wednessday late afternoon/early evening, and Saturday mornings
CLOSED during Spring Break:  March 16-21

WHERE: NSU Broken Arrow Library Building, BALB, formerly Building E
Room: 118

Parking Note: Please park in VISITOR parking on the EAST side of the campus close to the Library.

Walk-ins are permitted (as long as you arrive at least 45 minutes prior to closing).  However, appointments receive preference over walk-ins. 

Call Community Action Resources and Development (CARD) 918-486-2471 to schedule an appointment.

Hours of Operation:

Monday  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday          5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saturday              9:00 am - 12:00 pm

What is VITA?
The VITA Program offers free tax preparation to low-to moderate income ($56,000 and below) people who would like a trained individual to prepare their tax returns. Certified volunteers sponsored by Northeastern State University receive training to help prepare basic tax returns for the community. Northeastern State University (Broken Arrow campus) and Community Action Resources and Development is now offering this program to you if you qualify. VITA prepares both Federal and State returns. The service is open to qualifying members of  surrounding area communities, the campus community including their family members and friends.

Call for more information and to schedule an appointment:


These items are required to have taxes prepared and must be brought to the VITA site:

  • Picture proof of identification
  • Physical copy of Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration.
  • Birth Dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Current year’s tax package if they received one
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s Federal and State returns if available
  • Total paid for day care provider and the day care provider's tax identifying number(the provider's Social Security Number or the provider's business Employer Identification Number)
  • Bank Routing Numbers and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit
  • All documents issued that states "furnished to the IRS."
  • Other relevant information about income and expenses.
  • To file taxes electronically on a married filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

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Last Updated: January 25, 2020