Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) 2023

VITA will be open for the Spring 2023 semester


What is VITA?

The Volunteer Income Tax Income (VITA) is an IRS program that provides free income tax preparation to low-income, students, the elderly, non-residents, and limited English proficiency individuals. 

Filing Taxes

Get your tax returns prepared at the CSU Long Beach VITA site. IRS-certified tax preparers can assist you in preparing both federal and state tax returns.

The Facts

Our CSU Long Beach College of Business VITA program is available to qualifying taxpayers with an income level of $60,000 or less. Our Team has refunded over $1,000,000 in taxpayer dollars last tax season.

Necessary Items

  • Government-issued photo ID
  • Original social security card or documents of
  • Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)
  • for all family members
  • All W-2 and 1099 Forms (if any)
  • Other income or expense information
  • Tuition fees and expenses paid (Form 1098-T)
  • Total expenses paid for child/daycare
  • Daycare or dependent care provider’s address,
  • phone and identifying number (SSN or EIN)
  • Bank account and routing number required
  • for direct deposit refund
  • Last year’s tax return is helpful but not required

Hours of Operation

  • January 30, 2023 - April 8, 2023
  • Monday - Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Services are first-come, first-serve. Appointments will be prioritized. The last client will be accepted at 7:00 pm from Monday to Thursday and 1:30 pm on Friday.
  • Closed February 20 and from March 27 to March 31

More Information

Tax Preparation Options

  • We offer face-to-face and virtual (Zoom) services. You can choose from walk-ins, appointments, and drop-offs.
  • Walk-ins welcome. Appointments are not necessary but preferred. 


Driving Address: 1250 Bellflower Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90840

We are located in the computer lab of the College of Business Building, Room 243

Online Tax Preparation
  • We are open for virtual walk-ins and appointments on Zoom.
  • Zoom Link and  ID 83448387424
COVID Precautions
  • ​​​​​​If you are sick or showing symptoms of sickness, please stay home and participate in our virtual tax preparation services through our Zoom link.
  • Masks are required for all clients. Free masks will also be provided to those without one.
  • In-person services are subject to change according to CSULB COVID-19 guidelines.