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2023 VITA Program

The VITA program is sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to help older, disabled, non-English speaking, or low income taxpayers who need assistance and for whom professional tax preparation may be out of reach.



United Way of Florence County will be offering free tax preparation by appointment only through the VITA Program. To schedule an appointment, please call our office at 843-662-2407. Appointments will only be scheduled one week in advance. 


  • Florence County resident

  • Low-to-moderate income individuals/families with an annual income of less than $60,000 a year.

  • Individuals MUST have a social security number (our site will not handle ITIN/Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers)

  • No business taxes will be completed.

Our VITA site hours:

  • By appointment only, Monday-Thursday from 1-4 PM.

  • Please note that this is strictly a volunteer-based program, so appointment availability may be limited due to the availability of volunteers. 


  • Social Security Card for yourself and any spouses and/or dependents

  • Proof of identification (photo ID)

  • Birth dates for yourself and any spouses and/or dependents

  • Wage and earning statements (W2, W2-G, 1099-R, 1099-Misc) from all employers

  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)

  • Health Insurance Information or Exemption Certificate

  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available

  • If you want to direct deposit your return, we will need your bank account number and routing number (a blank check works)

  • If you are filling a joint return with your spouse, your spouse needs to come with you

If you have any questions, please call us at 843-662-2407, or email us at

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