VITA Results

The United Way VITA Collaborative, a partnership of United Ways in Greenville, Pickens, Anderson, Oconee, Spartanburg and Laurens counties, prepared more than 10,300 tax returns during the 2016 tax season, bringing $9.2 million in refunds to the Upstate. This was all done with the help of nearly 400 volunteers.

Our Collaborative Impact:

  • 10,300 tax returns prepared
  • $1.6 million saved in tax preparation fees
  • Over 8,300 volunteer hours of service valued at $178,450
  • $3.4 million claimed in Earned Income Tax Credit
  • $205,000 claimed in education credits
  • $1.3 million claimed in Child Tax Credits
  • $9.2 million in refunds returned to the community