Albany County, WY

VITA- Free Tax Preparation





VITA sessions have been completed for this year. 



You can also get free tax prep help at


Clinic Times:    

Monday Clinics
Wednesday Clinics
Saturday Clinics
5-Feb   10-Feb
19-Feb   24-Feb
4-Mar 6-Mar  
Spring Break
18-Mar   23-Mar
25-Mar 27-Mar  
1-Apr   6-Apr
8-Apr 10-Apr  

Appointments are booked using the booking system below

  • Mondays 4PM-8PM
  • Wednesdays 4PM-8PM
  • Saturdays 10AM-2PM
  • To increase the chances of being assisted, walk-ins will only be accepted during the first 2 hours of each tax clinic day.


  • Household income must be $64,000 or less
  • By law, IRS VITA programs cannot prepare…
    • Tax returns with digital currency/cryptocurrency, such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, NFTs, etc.
    • Some self-employment tax returns (Schedule C) including…
      • Hobby income or not for profit activity
      • Professional gamblers
      • Bartering
      • Any transactions involving digital assets
      • Method of accounting other than cash
      • Taxpayers who do not materially participate in the business
      • Payments made that require Form 1099 to be filed (such as 1099-NEC, for any subcontractors)
      • Returns and allowances
      • Cost of goods sold (inventory)
      • Total expenses over $35,000
      • Vehicle expenses reported as actual expenses
      • Contract labor
      • Depletion
      • Depreciation or when Form 4562 is required
      • Expenses for employees
      • Car rental or lease more than 30 days (use standard mileage rate method only)
      • Casualty losses, amortization
      • Business use of home
      • Net losses
    • Tax returns with rentals (Schedule E)–including Airbnb and VRBO–unless…
      • Taxpayer is active-duty military
    • Schedule K-1 (Beneficiary, Partner or Shareholder’s Share of Income, Deductions, Credits, etc) unless it is exclusively any of the following…
      • Taxable and tax-exempt interest income
      • Dividend and Qualified Dividends income
      • Net short- and long-term capital gains and losses
      • Royalty income (Schedule E) with no associated expenses

Please see IRS Pub 4012 pages vi through xxi (in PDF, pages 8 through 23) for a full list of In-Scope and Out-of-Scope scenarios.

If you have questions about whether or not your return can be prepared by our program, please call (307) 464-VITA, option 3 and leave a message.  A volunteer from our team will call you back.

Gig Work (Uber, Lyft, DoorDash)

Returns for Uber, Lyft, DoorDash are usually eligible for our program.  Please bring any applicable deductions, such as

  • Amenities purchased for your customers, such as charging cables, mints/gum, bottled water, etc
  • Cell phone statements


  • Lincoln Community Center (365 W. Grand Ave in West Laramie)


  • This is a FREE tax preparation for individuals and families
  • Household income must be $64,000 or less
  • Returns are private and confidential. Most can be e-filed for the quickest possible refund, usually in 4-8 weeks.
  • Sessions will be on select Mondays and Wednesday from 4-8 pm and select Saturdays from 10am-2pm in the Lincoln Community Center in West Laramie between January 31 and April 10.
  • There will be no sessions during the week of Spring Break at the University of Wyoming (March 9-17)
  • We can also prepare out-of-state, past year, and amended tax returns. 
  • Use the booking calendar below to schedule your appointment- All appointments are in person and can only be scheduled 3 weeks ahead of time.

Bring with you

  • W2 forms and any other relevant wage and earning statements
  • Social security number/dates of birth for all household members
  • Relevant tax documents including:
    • 1099s
    • 1098s
    • Copy of latest tax return
    • 6419 (child tax credit)
    • Health insurance exemption certificate if received, 1095-A,B,C, health coverage statements
    • Total paid for daycare provider and daycare provider’s tax ID (EIN).
    • If filing a Married-Filing-joint tax return electronically, both spouses must be present to sign required forms
    • Proof of foreign status if applying for an ITIN
    • Birth dates for you, your spouse, and dependents on the tax return
  • 2 forms of ID (Examples: Drivers license, passport, social security card, permanent resident card, US citizen ID card, voter registration card, etc)

If you need assistance with any tax problems or disputes, we recommend contacting the University of Wyoming Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) at 307-766-6114 or toll free at 833-719-2490. Their website is

Please use the following form to book an appointment.

  • Appointments can only be booked 3 weeks in advance
  • If no appointments are available on the calendar, then all time slots are currently booked.
  • To increase the chances of being assisted, walk-ins can only be accepted during the first 2 hours of each tax clinic day.  Clients that have scheduled appointments will be served first.
  • Every tax return is different, and while we make every attempt to serve our clients as quickly as possible, it is possible that there may be a short wait.  For prompt service, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to fill out our intake paperwork.

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