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Locations, Days, Times and Service Available

Masks are required at all sites at all times.  See further safety protocols below.

Locations, Dates and Times after April 15:

Beaufort Library

IN-PERSON TAX PREP (while you wait in your car):

Address:
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
(note: only metered parking is available at this location)

Mondays 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Through May 10

The Deep Well Project

DROP-OFF TAX DOCUMENTS

Tuesday’s through May 11

Address:
80 Capital Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Tuesdays 4 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

St. Helena Library

IN-PERSON TAX PREP (wait in your car)

Tuesdays through May 11

Address:
6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd.
St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Tuesdays, 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Lobeco Library

IN-PERSON TAX PREP (wait in your car)

LAST DAY APRIL 24

Address:
1862 Trask Parkway (Hwy 17)
Lobeco, SC 29931

Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Locations, Dates and Times prior to April 15:

Beaufort Library

LIMITED IN-PERSON TAX PREP

GENERAL SERVICE ENDS APRIL 12, 2021 (see above for post-April 15 dates)

Address:
311 Scott Street
Beaufort, SC 29902
(note: only metered parking is available at this location)

Mondays and Thursdays
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Bluffton Library

VALET VITA & ON-SITE PREP

Last day of service: April 12, 2021

Address:
120 Palmetto Way
Bluffton, SC 29910

(outdoor service only: all communication takes place on the front porch, no general access to the library)

Mondays, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Lobeco Library

LIMITED IN-PERSON TAX PREP

LAST DAY APRIL 3

Address:
1862 Trask Parkway (Hwy 17)
Lobeco, SC 29931

Saturdays, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

St. Helena Library

LIMITED IN-PERSON TAX PREP

Service ends May 11

Address:
6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Rd.
St. Helena Island, SC 29920

Tuesdays, 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Pratt (Ridgeland) Library

LIMITED IN-PERSON TAX PREP

Last day of service: April 5, 2021

Address:
451A Wilson St
Ridgeland, SC 29936

Mondays 12 -4 p.m.

The Deep Well Project

DROP-OFF TAX DOCUMENTS

Address:
80 Capital Drive
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Colleton Library

DROP-OFF TAX DOCUMENTS

Address:
600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Walk-in’s – Monday thru Saturday
During normal Library business hours

Sun City Drop-Off

DROP-OFF TAX DOCUMENTS

Last day of service: April 12, 2021

This is a drop-off program for Sun City Residents only.  Call Donnita Whittier at 843-608-9858
or email VITASunCitySC@gmail.com for details.

Colleton County Lowcountry Community Action Agency

DROP-OFF TAX DOCUMENTS

Colleton County
Lowcountry Community Action Agency
Address:
319 Washington Street, Walterboro, SC

Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm

Safety

Safety Steps to Follow

  1. You will see a sign directing you to the sign-in sheet at each location (the sign will be at the front door, but the sign-in sheet may be inside or outside, as directed when you arrive).
  2. Masks are required at all locations.   If you do not wear one you will not be allowed to access our site.
  3. Please bring your own writing utensils (pens) to use – we will not be able to provide pens or clipboards for use.
  4. Due to library safety rules, we expect your wait to be outside (you may wait in your car for us to telephone you when it is your turn to meet with the VITA volunteer).  Further, chairs may not be allowed at the location.
  5. Please stay at least 6 feet away from each other while in line to sign-in or in the meeting room.
  6. You MUST NOT come to the site if you’ve tested positive for COVID 19, have been exposed, have a fever, cough, or any other symptoms of illness.  Use the 100% virtual process at GetYourRefund.org. 

Documents to gather for tax preparation:

You should have Form 1099s for all of these:

  • Interest income
  • Dividend income
  • Sales of stocks or bonds
  • Sales of home
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Gambling or lottery winnings

You may need to summarize:

  • Itemized deductions such as mortgage interest real estate taxes – medical expenses – charitable contributions?
  • Student loan interest?
  • Are you a teacher or educator?
  • Educational expenses? (Also may need Form 1098T)

Other items with special forms you might need:

  • Health Savings Account
  • Health insurance through the Marketplace
  • Educational expenses for credit
  • Identity theft protection number (IPIN)
  • Amount of BOTH Economic Stimulus Payments