S.3865 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
Summary: S.3865 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)
Introduced in Senate (09/29/2010)
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act of 2010 - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury, through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), to establish a Community Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Matching Grant Program (VITA grant program) for the development, expansion, or continuation of volunteer tax preparation programs to assist low-income taxpayers and members of underserved populations.
Establishes the National Center to Promote Quality, Excellence, and Evaluation in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Requires such Center to: (1) promote the adoption of a universally accessible volunteer training platform for the preparation of federal income tax returns; (2) provide technical assistance to tax return preparation program managers; (3) identify and disseminate best practices related to tax site management; (4) support outreach and marketing efforts; and (5) provide evaluation of programs and activities funded under this Act.