Tax Assistance

The Mount Vernon Helping Hand Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who make $60,000 or less and need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.  Beginning January 25 until May 15, 2021.

Locations: Curbside (face-to-face) and/or drop off sites.

South Granville Public Library                     Mondays                 2 PM-5 PM                                                                                             Richard H. Thornton Public Library            Saturdays              10 AM-1 PM

You remain in your car but must wear a mask at all times and maintain social distancing. Bring valid picture ID and social security card(s).

VIRITUAL SITE:  Mt Vernon Helping Hand VITA     (919) 528-2715.                                                                                                                  HOW THE VIRTUAL TAX PREP PROCESS WORKS (need computer & Zoom installed)

Step 1. Call for a quick consultation.                                                                                                                                                                        Provide your email address with your name and telephone number. The VITA Coordinator will call to confirm and will send an Intake/Interview Sheet for you to complete.

Step 2: Return Intake/Interview Sheet & Tax Documents.                                                                                                                            Send Intake/Interview Sheet and pertinent tax documents by email to VITA Coordinator and wait for Zoom invitation.

Step 3: Attend Zoom session.                                                                                                                                                                                  Helping Hand VITA Preparer will invite you to a face-to-face Zoom session to complete and review tax return.

Contact:  Mt Vernon Helping Hand VITA (919) 528-2715 for more information.


You can also contact the Granville County Tax Administration Office with any questions regarding your personal, property or county tax.  They can be reached by phone @ 919-693-7714 (Tax Collection)/    919-693-4181 (Assessing/ Listing), or you can go online to


For questions regarding State and Federal Income Tax forms, go online to    (North Carolina state tax forms; including extension requests), and/ or (Federal Income Tax Forms; including extension requests)