Volunteer resources

Thank you for volunteering with Tax Help Colorado! We greatly appreciate returning volunteers like you putting the time and effort into helping us serve thousands of taxpayers each year. Below are resources to help you on your volunteer journey. If you are looking for information about the volunteer experience, check out Volunteer With Us.

Register for trainings, sign up for volunteer shifts, and log your hours.

Returning volunteers must recertify each year by taking the exam(s) on Link & Learn. Professionals who volunteer can also access CE credits through their L&L profile.

Prepare returns for the certification exams through a practice version of TaxSlayer.

The go-to reference guide for preparing VITA tax returns. Physical copies will be distributed once they are available.

Our training guide includes tax training, practice quizzes and tax returns, and other resources. Physical copies are available upon request.

Modules created by the Taxpayer Opportunity Network teach you the basics of income tax preparation.

Volunteers are required to pass certain IRS certification exams based on their desired role. Find the electronic test booklet here. Physical copies are available upon request.

The IRS’s VITA training guide provides additional information and context to the Tax Help Colorado Volunteer Training Guide and TON online modules.

Use this tool to determine if taxpayers qualify for an income-related exemption from paying the health coverage penalty (available for tax years 2016-18).