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.

Quality Site Requirement Alerts (QSRA) 2021

Volunteer Tax Alerts (VTA) 2021

  • VTA-2021-01 Certification Testing and Using Practice Lab
  • VTA-2021-02 Certification Testing and Using Practice Lab - UPDATE

  • VTA-2021-03 Product Updates and New Legislation

  • VTA-2021-04 Publication 4012 Update

  • VTA 2021-05 Economic Impact Payments for Residents of U.S. Territories

  • VTA-2021-06 Validating Prior Year Adjusted Gross Income for 2020 Electronic Tax Returns

  • VTA-2021-07 Claiming Recovery Rebate Credits

  • VTA-2021-08 Identity Theft Involving Unemployment Benefits

Prior Year Volunteer Tax Alerts and Quality Site Requirements Alert