This February, we will feature one of United Way of Southwest Alabama’s (UWSWA) internal programs, VITA – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program. This program provides free tax assistance to at seven of our locations and an additional ten locations across Choctaw, Clarke, Mobile and Washington Counties.
Once every decade, the people who live in the United States of America have the opportunity to be counted. Why is this important? According to the Committee for Economic Development, the census information “determine our system of political representation, inform business development and investment, and allocate government funds to where they are most needed.”