For the 2016 tax season, VLP is partnering with United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Money in Your Pocket Coalition to host a free tax site at our offices. From January 19th through April 14th, volunteers will be available at our offices in South Side to assist veterans and low-income individuals and families to prepare and submit their tax returns. There are no fees associated with this program and you will receive your refund in as little as 7 days! You could be eligible for a refund between $503 and $6,242.

To receive free tax preparations, you must call to make an appointment.
To do so, please call 2-1-1 or 1-888-553-5778. You can also make an appointment by calling VLP’s offices at (412) 481-8200. Our tax site is located at 2417 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203.

Eligibility terms:
Eligible households with incomes up to $45,000 and individuals with incomes up to $25,000 qualify for free in-person tax help at our tax site.

Additionally, households with incomes up to $62,000 qualify for free online tax filing at The website, powered by H&R Block and the IRS, helps taxpayers file federal and state tax returns using an easy, do-it-yourself online system that is FREE for both individuals and households with annual incomes up to $62,000. This online service guides taxpayers through a simple step-by-step process to file their returns. The website also features a helpline that can be used to answer tax-filing questions as they arise.

VLP’s Tax Site Schedule: (Every Thursday and Saturday)
Thursday, February 11 – 9 AM to 3 PM
Thursday, February 18 – 9 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, February 20 – 9 AM to 12 PM
Thursday, February 25 – 9 AM to 3 PM
Saturday, February 27 – 9 AM to 12 PM

*Please note: these dates and times are subject to change. 


Additional details about United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania’s free tax preparation can be found here.