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Income Tax Preparation
VITA services for tax year 2014 are now complete. Please check back in November 2015 for information on how to volunteer for next year.
Volunteer Income Tax Assitance (VITA)
Since 2006, the IRS, County of Tulare, and CSET have partnered to provide free tax preparation services to Tulare County residents through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is an IRS program designed to help low and moderate-income taxpayers complete their annual tax returns at no cost. CSET’s strategy to provide these valuable services is to recruit and train a dedicated team of volunteer tax preparers.
The VITA Program prepares federal and state tax returns for families and individuals with yearly incomes below $50,000. The program can electronically file returns, which allows clients to receive tax refunds in as little as 5-10 business days with direct deposit.
Click Here to see what is required to have your taxes completed for free.
Click here to file taxes for free from the comfort of your home or office.
This year's sponsors include AT&T, Best Buy Electronic Store, Bank of the West, Bank of the Sierra, PG&E and Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District.
Click here for dates and locations of the mobile VITA service in locations like Lindsay, Exeter, Hanford and more!
Tax preparation services are available at the following locations starting Saturday, February 7 through Saturday, April 11.
CSET Main Office
312 NW 3rd Ave.
Visalia, CA 93291
Porterville Employment Connection
1061 W. Henderson Ave.
Porterville, CA 93257
12691 Ave. 408
Cutler, CA 93615
304 E. Tulare Ave.
Tulare, CA 93274
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View the video below from ABC 30's Latino Life to learn more about the VITA program.