VTA 2023-03, EITC updates
The purpose of this alert is to provide updated information regarding the Earned Income Tax Credit to volunteers. This information was recently clarified by IRS Counsel and was not included in Publication 4491-X, VITA/TCE Training Supplement. These changes should be made to your training materials, either as pen and ink changes or by printing and inserting the attached pages.
VTA 2023-01, Voter Registration Information
The purpose of this alert is to provide volunteers a handout to print and give taxpayers who:
- mark “yes” on the voter registration question on Form 13614-C, Intake/Interview &
Quality Review Sheet.
- receive Publication 730, Important Tax Records-Envelope, without voter registration
Read the full Alert Here.
VTA 2023-02 Certification Testing Using Practice Lab
Purpose: Volunteers should use caution when completing their certification tests using the Practice Lab.
Read the Alert: VTA-2023-02_
TaxSlayer Practice Lab up for TY2022
Practice Lab 2022 is now available for use. Please keep in mind that the Practice Lab will be updated twice a week as we receive finalized forms and instructions from the IRS.
States will not be available in the Practice Lab until closer to the filing season in either late December or early January. You can use PL 2021 to have your volunteers train or practice with state returns.