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Last Updated: 9/29/2014

Become a Volunteer

The Minnesota Department of Revenue offers volunteer opportunities throughout Minnesota for those that are interested in preparing tax returns. Multilingual persons interested in translations and/or tax preparation are needed as volunteers also. 

  • Volunteers are needed February 1st – April 15th to provide tax assistance to people with disabilities, low income, limited English-speaking abilities, and senior citizens.
  • You can learn about taxes and gain valuable work experience while serving your community!
  • Volunteer opportunities include:
      • tax return preparer,
      • quality reviewer,
      • administrative assistant, and
      • language interpreter
  • Training will be provided in January so please sign up to volunteer before January 1st.

If you’re interested in volunteering, please complete our online form or call us at 651-556-6389.

  • VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) provides free tax assistance at community locations (usually evening hours and Saturdays). Volunteers complete simple tax returns for low-income, disabled, non-English speaking and elderly people. This program is supported by the Minnesota Department of Revenue and Prepare + Prosper.
  • AARP Tax Aide provides free tax information and tax return preparation for elderly taxpayers. They also serve low-income, non-English speaking people, and the disabled. These sites are usually open daytime hours on weekdays only. This program is supported by AARP. AARP will reimburse volunteers for their program-related out-of-pocket expenses.

For additional information, you can also download "Make a Difference. Volunteer!" brochure.