California State University, Fullerton

News Categories

CSUF News Service

Free Tax Assistance Offered

CSUF Students Serve in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

Feb. 25, 2014


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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


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

Media Contact:

Pamela McLaren, 657-278-4852

Tags:  Campus UpdatesCommunityTitan Pride