HOLLYWOOD, Fla., February 16, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Hispanic Unit of Florida (HUF), a Hollywood-based 39 year old non-profit organization made up of diverse and multicultural working-class families The United States and more than 30 other countries announced that they will continue to provide free / free tax preparation services through the virtual / online version of their hugely successful Broward Tax Pro / VITA (Volunteers in Tax Assistance) program. The tax preparation program is available in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.
HUF continues to work with Code for America, the national not-for-profit that created the Get Your Refund digital platform.
For more than 19 years, HUF has worked with more than three dozen community partners to provide free tax preparation services to thousands of qualified individuals Broward County Residents through its voluntary and partnership-based Broward Tax Pro / (VITA) program. To qualify for the Zero Cost Program, Broward County Families or individuals must earn less than $ 66,000 per year. Customers who meet this requirement have the expertise of a qualified, IRS-certified tax professional to prepare their tax returns. In addition, callers are supported step by step through the online process and supported with all current general tax questions in English, Spanish and Haitian Creole.
The virtual / online program allows qualified taxpayers to upload their documents via a secure website at www.VITAtaxesfree.org. After uploading the required information, website visitors will be contacted by a Broward Tax Pro representative within 72 hours to complete the tax return and send it to the IRS for processing. For easier access, the link above is available on two HUF websites: www.Vitataxesfree.org and www.hispanicunity.org
The Tax Hotline (954-678-6882) will continue to act as an information and remittance center to support the virtual / online tax preparation service. Trained and certified tax professionals are available to answer questions about stimulus reviews and other common general tax questions. The tax hotline is open Monday through Thursday. 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m..
“The virtual version of the Broward Tax Pro / VITA program has the same great quality as the previous personal program in a virtual format,” he said Felipe Pinzon, Executive Director of HUF. “Customers should feel safe submitting their tax information through our secure, encrypted website provided in partnership with Code for America.”
About the Hispanic Unity of Florida, Inc. (HUF)
Hispanic unit of Florida (HUF) was founded in 1982 by community leaders to guide newcomers to the United States on their journey to their American dream and to facilitate the acculturation process. Today is HUF Broward County largest 501 (c) (3) for the immigrant population. With 12 programs and more than 30 services offered in three languages, this agency serves the diverse community in South Florida. Since its inception, HUF has helped 445,000 people.
Contact: Katherin Gallego
SOURCE Hispanic Unity of Florida (HOOF)