Manchester, Connecticut


To protect the health of our valuable volunteers and clients, the VITA tax assistance program offered at the Manchester Senior Center will cease operations.  This closure is effective immediately, until further notice.  The Manchester Human Services Department fully understands the difficult situation that leaves many of our clients in and will make every effort to resume operations, as soon as it is safe to do so.    

VITA/United Way are now offering  FREE Virtual VITA tax filing (2019) assistance to tax filers with income up to $56,000.  For more information click HERE

If you are filing a simple return, please consider using MyFreeTaxes.Com

You can also find other free tax preparation, filing solutions or how to file an extentsion at the IRS webpage

Welcome to the Volunteer Income Tax Assistant (VITA) website for the Town of Manchester!



The VITA program is staffed by IRS certified volunteers and provides free income tax return preparation to eligible individuals and families (annual household income of less than $56,000).

VITA helps working families take advantage of all the tax credits they are eligible for.  VITA services also helps eligible tax payers avoid the high costs and sometimes predatory practices associated with tax preparation companies keeping more money in the pockets of the individuals and families who need it most.

Please click one of the following links to learn more about this year's tax preparation sites:           English / Spanish

Please note, the VITA appointment process involves an intake interview process that takes approximately 10-15 minutes before an appointment can be scheduled.

To save time, you can download and complete the intake by clicking the following link:

Intake/Interview form 13614-C

Please fill out sections marked Part I - Personal Information, Part II - Martial Status & Household Info,
Part III - Income, Part IV - Expenses, Part V - Life Events  and also Additonal Information.

Once you have completed the form, please print and scan the form to
We will review your intake form and contact you to set up an appointment.



Other qualifications apply; Go to for free information and forms. The EITC assistant can show you if you qualify. You can also call 1-800-TAX-1040.