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Minnesota Valley Action Council Tax Clinic Is Looking For Volunteers


Minnesota Valley Action Council (MVAC) an IRS VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site partner, is looking for volunteers to work on Thursday evenings during tax season to help prepare tax returns. Volunteers will get a complete IRS tax training and must successfully complete the IRS Certification test. Please contact to apply.

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Tax Clinics will be opening soon. Due to COVID there will be NO in person appointments. All returns will be handled through the mail. More information to follow.




Taxpayers should bring the following items (some items may not apply to all taxpayers):

  • Proof of identification (photo ID)
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents 
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statements (Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R,1099-Misc) from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Health Insurance Exemption Certificate, if received
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Proof of bank account routing and account numbers for direct deposit such as a blank check
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
  • Total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number
  • Forms 1095-A, B or C, Affordable Health Care Statements
  • Copies of income transcripts from IRS and state, if applicable
  • Homeowners: Bring your statement of Property Tax Payable
  • Renters: Bring your 2019 Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) provided by your landlord