Non-Contact Process Award – Recognizes BAP chapters that participated in non-traditional methods listed below.
Return Preparation – Recognizes BAP chapters that prepared more than 500 returns (combination of Traditional, non-Contact, and 1040NR/EZ)
1040NR/EZ Preparation – Recognizes BAP chapters that prepare 1040NR/EZ returns
*Ad Hoc Event - Recognizes BAP chapters that host special one-time high impact free income tax preparation event. This could be traditional or "non-contact" such as self-help.
Regional Award – Recognizes regions that have at least 40% chapters participation in VITA Program
Volunteer Hours – Recognizes the top three BAP Chapters with the most VITA volunteer hours.
1) Sites coordinated by BAP chapter
2) Sites coordinated by community partner
Superior Award – Presented to the best performing BAP chapter that excelled in VITA return preparation and volunteer hours.
Each return prepared through these methods are added to the overall return preparation numbers for special recognition considerations.
VITA Reports are due Monday, May 15, 2023. Please complete the form here.
Read this article from the IRS about how to volunteer as a tax preparer to gain skills and help the community.
WSCPA values our fellow membership organization for their key contributions and commitment to the accounting and finance professions. From community service projects and hours that aid their communities through initiatives like VITA, partner volunteer days, student peer tutoring, or financial education they demonstrate their commitment to advancing students, building networks and serving the community. All of these demonstrate the professionalism and inherent traits we see in our CPA community. Thanks for building the next generation of professional leadership!
Washington Society of CPAs