The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), is a nationwide program that provides free tax assistance to individuals who need help with basic income tax return preparation and are unable to pay for it. If anybody is interested in receiving help through the VITA program, please refer to the IRS website to locate appropriate locations for assistance. You can call the IRS at: (800) TAX-1040 or (800) 829-1040. Alternatively, you can check the Community Tax Aid website for locations in the Virginia and DC metropolitan area.