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College of Business and Public Management Students Provide Free Services to Eligible Local Taxpayers

US IRS Internal Revenue Service income tax form 1040 with supporting documents.

Now in its 11th year, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is again available at the University of La Verne for local, eligible taxpayers to receive free tax services.

The VITA program at La Verne is available on Saturdays from February 5 through April 9, 2022 to local, eligible residents. All tax preparation services are provided between the hours of 9  a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Cogley Building, located at 2180 Third Street in La Verne, 91750.

Scheduling an appointment time is strongly encouraged. While walk-ins are welcome, they will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Those interested in additional information on the VITA program or seeking to make an appointment can email

What is VITA?

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is an IRS-sponsored community program that helps low -to- moderate-income (generally annual income is no greater $70,000) families and individuals located in La Verne and surrounding communities.

What is the cost?

All volunteers are IRS certified and will assist with both e‐filing and paper filing at no cost to the taxpayer.

Hours (February 5 through April 9, 2022)

Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

How to make an appointment

You can make an appointment by emailing us at Walk-ins will be accepted on a first-come first serve basis.

What to bring to the first day of your appointment

  • Proof of identity (such as a valid driver’s license or other government issued picture ID)
  • Social Security Cards for you, your spouse and dependents and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter for you, your spouse and dependents
  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statement Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Brokerage statements 1099-B and SSA 1099
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns if available
  • Bank routing numbers and account numbers for direct deposit
  • Total amount paid for daycare provider and the daycare provider’s tax identifying number (the provider’s Social Security Number or the provider’s business Employer Identification Number)
  • Form 1098-T Tuition Expenses
  • Form 1095A – issued by the Marketplace if you purchased health care insurance through the Marketplace in 2021
  • Exemption Certificate Number (ECN) – issued by the

To file taxes electronically for a married couple filing joint tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Where is the VITA site located?

University of La Verne Cogley Building
2180 Third Street, La Verne, CA 91750