Mountain CAP of WV, Inc., a CDC, offers free tax preparation to Upshur County residents as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
The VITA program was developed to aid low- and middle-income families in filing their tax returns for free, while focusing on the credits available to them. Some of the credits received by Upshur County residents included:
Earned Income Tax Credit
Child Tax Credit
West Virginia Family Tax Credit
West Virginia Senior Citizen Tax Credit
This free tax preparation service was provided for individuals and families whose total household income did not exceed $55,000 in 2018.