Free Tax Preparation Help

Gillmor Center - Room 219 View Directions to the Venue Directions WeatherView Venue Weather

3000 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
United States

Joining forces with the Accounting Deparment (, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

VITA Site open Fridays (Feb. 2 to April 13) from 9:00 to 11:30am

Closed 2/16 and 3/30 in observance of Presidents’ Day and Cesar Chavez Day

Location: GC-219

Don’t forget to bring the following items to your tax site:

  • Proof of identification (photo ID) for each adult on tax return
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents
  • An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security number
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • W-2s from all jobs held in 2017
  • All 1099s, 1098s and any other tax forms
  • List of calculated self-employment expenses
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Your household’s health coverage information (Health Coverage Statements: Forms 1095-A, B or C)
  • Child care provider information, if any (total paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number such as their Social Security number or business Employer Identification Number)
  • Landlord’s name, address and phone number for CA Renter’s Credit
  • Last year’s tax return
  • Savings and checking account numbers, as well as routing number for direct deposit of refund

To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Friday, 16 March, 2018

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