Shippensburg University VITA Program

Free Tax Return Preparation

Provided by
Shippensburg University Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program 

  • All services provided are FREE (Federal, State and Local Returns)
  • Trained and Certified Tax Preparers + Electronically File Your Return
  • Nationwide volunteer tax preparation program
  • Set up by the IRS and sponsored by the United Way "Money in Your Pocket Campaign" 

Available to  

Qualifying families and individuals with income below $53,000  

Items to Bring  

  •  Valid picture ID. (i.e. driver’s license) 
  •  Original Social Security Card or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) for you, your spouse, your children & other dependents included in your tax return
  •  Copies of all forms W-2, 1098, 1099 and 1095-A (year-end tax form you have received in the mail) 
  •  Bank Routing and Account Numbers for Direct Deposit or a canceled check
  •  Interest and dividend statements from bank 
  •  Total paid for day care AND day care provider’s tax ID # 
  •  Current Year Local Tax Return 
  •  Copy of 2013 Tax Return 
  •  *Filing a joint return? Both spouses must be present to sign the required form*  

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Eligibility  

1 . Investment Income less than $3,350

2. Earned Income (Salaries, wages, tips, net earning from self-employment) and adjusted gross income in 2014 is less than or equal to incomes below:  

Single   Married (filing jointly)  Children 
No Children 
$38,511   $43,941   1 (lived with you over half of the year) 
$43,756   $49,186 
2 (lived with you over half of the year) 
$46,997   $52,427   3 (lived with you over half of the year) 


Site Location:

Shippensburg University
Ceddia Union Building (CUB)
Room 240
Monday and  Tuesday
5:00-9:00 p.m.
(Closed 3/30)

**This building is located to the left of the Luhrs Performing Arts Center, and in front of Reisner Dining Hall.  Parking is available in a small lot directly attached to the side of the building.**   


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Working for the Community
to give Back to the Community

Contact us: (717) 477-1436