Volunteer Income Tax Assistance for Youth

Annual income tax preparation by youth, for youth.
The only program of its kind in Connecticut!

Featured on WFSB Channel 3 News and
in the Hartford Courant

HRA launches 2 new VITA for Youth pilot programs at Platt and Maloney High Schools in Meriden, CT.

Last day to file tax returns:
April 17, 2019

Call for an appointment:
(860) 356-2000

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Services Offered:

  • IRS-certified youth volunteers prepare annual tax returns for low- to-moderate income youth who are working
  • Free of charge tax preparation for individuals and families whose total household income is $54,000 or less
  • VITA Youth volunteers gain meaningful financial education, community service and a chance to learn about a career in financial services

All information is kept strictly confidential. 





Above: Dianette Martinez, Mikyle Depina, 
Marlo Greponne, Juan Berrios

Above: Marlo Greponne, Jennifer Jones,
Juan Berrios

Above: Marlo Greponne, Michelle Roman,
Juan Berrios

Above: Marlo Greponne, Lydia Ziad,
Juan Berrios 

Students set sights on college at College Goal at New Britain High

VITA Youth Program receives contribution from American Savings Foundation.

Teenagers Prepare Tax Returns in New Britain -
a video on the rewards of being a Certified VITA Volunteer
Made possible by the American Savings Foundation




Bring to Your Appointment:

  • Photo identification or Valid driver's license
  • Social Security cards or Individual Taxpayer ID Number(s) for all household members
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and your dependents (if any)
  • Wage and earning statement(s) forms W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from all banks (Form 1099)
  • Copy of last year’s federal and state returns (if available)
  • Proof of bank account routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit (blank check or a letter from your bank)
  • Other relevant information:
    • Receipts from child care providers, with provider’s identifying number (if any)
    • Education expenses and student loan information
    • List of all business income and expenses (if applicable)

American Savings Foundation's Maria Falvo guides students through FAFSA applications.

Program Locations - Locations & Hours

Contact Information

Marlo Greponne, Director
Juan Berrios, Assistant Director of Operations

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(860) 356-2000
(860) 612-3917
(860) 225.4843

For more information on tax preparation, visit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) website.

Program funded by United Way of Central and Northeastern CT, American Savings Foundation and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service
Human Resources Agency of New Britain

180 Clinton Street
New Britain, CT, 06053
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Phone: (860) 225.8601
Fax: (860) 225.4843

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55 South Street
Bristol, CT
(860) 584-2725
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336 Arch Street
(860) 225.1084
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144 Clinton Street
(860) 826.6991
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83 Whiting Street
(860) 826.4741
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(860) 612.1784
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(860) 826.4676
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