Free Basic Income Tax Return Preparation
by IRS-Certified Student Volunteers
For qualified individuals and families who earn $55,000 or less for the current tax filing year.
The Rio Hondo VITA program has helped more than 340 people in our local community since 2011!
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is a certificate program offered in conjunction with the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.
Students who complete this program can volunteer to participate in the college’s VITA days, assisting community customers in filing their state and federal income tax returns.
“We save the community about $50,000 or more in tax preparation fees...and it brings our students great pride in what they do.” - Jeannie Liu MBA, CMA, EA
Want more information?
Contact the Business office by calling 562-463-7359 or
Student Volunteers Needed!
- Get 2 credits for training and volunteering!
- Add valuable, real-world experience to your resume.
- Receive a tax-preparer certificate.