VITA is currently closed as tax season ends
Please consult with other tax professionals for your tax return
WHO WE ARE
USC VITA is a student-run organization that provides free tax assistance to families and students with moderate to low incomes in the Central Los Angeles community. We are committed to giving back and providing our clients with an excellent experience.
WHAT WE DO
We prepare tax returns for free for eligible clients.
Click the links below to check if you are eligible to receive free tax assistance with us.
HOW WE DO IT
Our volunteers are trained by accounting professionals and IRS-certified. If you are interested in volunteering, please click the link below.Volunteer Info
2022 Tax Season At a Glance
February – April 2022
Tax Updates & Resources
Check back for the latest tax resources and updates that may affect you!
New: Health insurance requirement for California
Beginning 1/1/2020, all California residents must have qualifying health insurance coverage for all members of your household or obtain an exemption from the requirement to have coverage
If not, pay a penalty when they file their state tax return (starting from $750)
New: Charitable contribution deductions
For the 2022 tax year, charitable contributions can only be itemized i.e. the CARES Act is no longer in effect.
If your standard deduction is higher than your itemized deduction, you may not choose to deduct charitable contributions.
What if I can’t get a “Zoom” appointment?
We have in-person walk-ins!
Currently CLOSED as tax season ends
Location & Appointments
We release new appointments Fridays at 10 AM PST. The first release will be 2/3/2023.Sign up for an appointment
Mon – Wed (virtually)
8 am – 9:30 pm
Friday – Saturday (in-person)
12 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtually through Zoom.
3335 S. Figueroa Street, Suite MM, Los Angeles, CA 90007