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FREE Tax Preparation Services

Federal & State

If your gross income for 2021 was less than $57,414, we can help prepare and file your taxes for free.

Appointments available:

January – April 2022

Tuesday – Friday  |  1:00 – 7:00pm
Saturday  |  10:00am – 4:00pm

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

For your appointment, you will need:

  • Valid form of ID
  • Social Security Card or Individual Identification Number (ITN) for self and dependents
  • W-2, W-2G, 1099-R
  • All 1099 Forms
  • Childcare provider name, address, and Tax ID#
  • School tuition or student loan interest statements
  • Dates of health coverage for self and dependents
  • Any other tax-related documents
  • A copy of last year’s tax return (if available)
  • Bank Routing and Bank Account numbers for Direct Deposit
  • If filling jointly, both the taxpayer and spouse need to be present

You May Qualify For These Refundable Tax Credits

Advanced Child Tax Credit
$3,600 per qualifying child dependent 6 and under
$3,000 per qualifying child dependent older than 6 and no older than 17

Earned Income Credit
A refundable credit that can get you:
Max of $1,502 with no children
Max of $3,618 with one child
Max of $5,980 with two children
Max of $6,728 with three or more children

California Earned Income Credit
2020 refund amounts for reference only
Max of $243 with no children
Max of $1,626 with one child
Max of $2,691 with two children
Max of $3,027 with three or more children

File In Person:

Call 211 San Diego to make an appointment.

File online:

Go to myfreetaxes.org and file from the comfort of your own home.

File In Person:

To schedule your appointment,
call 211 San Diego.

 

File Online:

Go to myfreetaxes.org and file
from the comfort of your own home.