The Kingsville campus of Coastal Bend College recently hosted a group of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers for training. The volunteers will use their skills to assist members of the community with tax filing. The Internal Revenue Service offers free tax help through the VITA program for taxpayers who qualify.
Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees recently approved zero tuition for a volunteer tax prep course held in Kingsville. Participants, part of the IRS Volunteer Tax Assistance Program, will provide free tax assistance to qualifying filers in Kingsville. The program, sponsored by Kingsville Federal Credit Union, will offer community assistance with tax returns, including special credits such as Earned Income Tax Credit (EIC), Child Tax Credit and Credit for the Elderly or Disabled.