Fort Walton Beach, FL  – United Way of Okaloosa & Walton Counties, University of Florida Extension Office, and Goodwill Easter Seals, had great success with this year’s VITA (Volunteers Income Tax Assistance) program. Vita Volunteers processed one hundred and five tax refunds, keeping $152,714.00 in our community and saving over $14,000.00 in preparation fees.

Clients filing received financial education materials from Okaloosa Saves to provide tools needed for financial stability. Our appreciation to community partners, First Presbyterian Church of Crestview, Goodwill Easter Seals Fast Signs, IDTV, Community Bank in Crestview, the Costa Leadership Institute, CRI, and Cox.