Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Hours of Operation
Open every Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
January 26, 2016 through April 12, 2016
February 5 - February 15
March 18 - March 28We will be OPEN on Saturday, February 13, 9:00am to 12:00noonfor Super Tax Day sponsored by Entergy
Room 211 in the Xavier South building (#40 on the campus map)
909 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125
What is VITA?
VITA stands for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. VITA is a program supported by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). For more information, visit the IRS website.
Free Tax Prep & E-File
Who is Eligible?
What to Bring
Proof of identification - Picture ID
Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
Both spouses, if married filing jointly
All 2015 tax forms. Some examples include:
All wage and earning statements [Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc]
Interest and dividend statements from banks [Forms 1099]
Form 1098-T from any university you attended in 2015
For direct deposit: Blank check or Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers
Only if you paid daycare in 2015: Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider's business Employer Identification Number OR Social Security Number
Optional: A copy of last year's federal and state returns
Frequently Asked Questions
Does Xavier VITA file prior year returns?
No. Xavier VITA only files the current year tax return. Some other VITA sites may prepare prior year returns. To find another VITA site, visit the IRS VITA site Locator
What if I don't have Social Security card(s)?
Acceptable documentation in lieu of Social Security card(s):
Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents OR
Proof of foreign status, if applying for an ITIN