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    February 07, 2019

    Cal State Fullerton business students are offering free tax preparation and filing assistance for low-income individuals and families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Students participate on a volunteer basis and are trained and certified for tax preparation through the Internal Revenue Service. The program complements their coursework and provides hands-on experience that can help them decide if they want to pursue a career in tax preparation.

    CSUF Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

    Fridays and Saturdays through April 13 (closed Feb. 15)

    9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last client call 3 p.m.)

    Education-Classroom Building, Room 008

    Parking fees apply on campus, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton. Park for $2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit on weekdays. Link to campus map and parking details: https://parking.fullerton.edu/

    Those seeking services must be full-year California residents with an annual income of $60,000 or less per household. Married couples must both be present if filing jointly; no married filing separately. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis.

    Applicants must bring:

    • Picture identification
    • Social Security Card or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) Letter for all individuals listed on the return
    • Passport for international student
    • W-2s, 1099s and all other tax-related documents for 2018
    • Form 1095-A, B or C health insurance coverage statement
    • All 1098-E and T forms for educational expenses
    • Childcare provider name, address, phone number and tax ID Number
    • Last year's income tax return
    • Voided check if using direct deposit for refund
    • If itemizing: DMV vehicle registration notice, property tax bill for residential home and other necessary documents

    Contact the VITA program at csufvita@gmail.com or through Facebook at Free Tax Service at CSUF.