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CSUF Students Serve in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Feb. 25, 2014

What:

Cal State Fullerton students are offering income tax return preparation and filing assistance to low-income families and individuals. More than 200 students and alumni — all certified — take part in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), an IRS-sponsored community program.

When/Where:

Through April 12 (closed April 3-5)
7 – 9:30 p.m. Thursdays
9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

California State University, Fullerton, Mihaylo Hall, Room 2113
800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, 92831

Who:

The student-run VITA chapter is organized and led by Seila Hun, a senior business administration-accounting and finance major and CSUF VITA president, under the guidance of Christopher R. Petruzzi, professor of accounting.

Clients: 


For those seeking services, annual incomes can be no greater than $58,000 per household. Applicants must bring

  • valid photo I.D. and Social Security cards, plus birth dates for taxpayer, spouse and dependents
  • wage and earnings statements and financial statements applicable to a personal tax return
  • records of any payments to daycare and provider's I.D. number
  • last year's income tax returns, plus bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit

Additional:

Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis, and clients must arrive at VITA sites no later than one hour before closing time.

Parking: 


$2 per hour or $8 for a daily permit on weekdays. Details are available online.

Info: 


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center at 657-278-8681 or by e-mail.

Media Contact:

Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852

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