S.3865 - Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Act of 2010111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH] (Introduced 09/29/2010)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||09/29/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.|
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Summary: S.3865 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
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.