Quality and Tax Alerts for IRS Volunteer Programs

  • The Alerts are intended for partners and volunteers who participate in the volunteer tax assistance programs sponsored by IRS. Each Alert highlights issues to watch for when preparing tax returns during the filing season at volunteer tax assistance sites. Alerts will be posted as they become available. Check back for updates.

Volunteer Tax Alerts (VTA) 2019

  • VTA 2019-01 Tax Alert for Car Washes
  • VTA 2019-02 Tax Alert for Qualified Business Income Deduction
  • VTA 2019-03 Tax Alert for Bona Fide Residents of Puerto Rico regarding the American Opportunity Credit
  • VTA 2019-04 Tax Alert for Taxability of Social Security benefits for residents of Puerto Rico

Volunteer Tax Alerts (VTA) 2018

  • VTA 2018-01 Provides missing page from 2017 Form 6744 needed for advanced certification
  • VTA 2018-02 Provides an update on expired tax provisions
  • VTA 2018-03 Provides information about a tax refund scheme
  • VTA 2018-04 Provides an update on expired tax provisions
  • VTA 2018-05 Provides an update on expired tax provisions
  • VTA 2018-06 Provides an update on expired tax provisions

Quality Site Requirement Alerts (QSRA) 2018

Prior Year Volunteer Tax Alerts and Quality Site Requirements Alerts