Free Income Tax Preparation Available at LBCC
The Long Beach Community College District is hosting free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinics (VITA) to prepare and electronically file federal and state income tax returns for those who made under $54,000 in 2018. The clinics are taking place now until April 6.
The hours of operation are Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in room M-117 of the M Building on Long Beach City College’s Liberal Arts Campus, 4901 E. Carson St., Long Beach, 90808.
For those who want to take advantage of this free service, you must bring the following:
- Proof of identification. Married spouses must attend together.
- Social security cards or individual taxpayer identification cards or notices for all listed on the return
- All W-2, 1099 and 1098 forms
- Deduction and credit information
- Total daycare payments and provider’s tax ID
- Forms 1095-A, 1095-B, or 1095-C when applicable
- Last year’s tax return
- Direct deposit information
The taxes will be prepared by LBCC Business Administration faculty and student volunteers who are certified through the Internal Revenue Service.
No appointments are necessary. Parking at Long Beach City College is available for the public in all student parking lots for $2. For more information, please contact Tanya Weinheimer.
About Long Beach City College
Long Beach City College consists of two campuses with an enrollment of more than 25,000 students each semester. The education program’s primary purpose is to prepare students for transfer to baccalaureate-granting institutions, entry into work or career development, and to support businesses in economic development. Long Beach City College serves the cities of Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill and Avalon. Long Beach City College promotes equitable student learning and achievement, academic excellence, and workforce development by delivering high-quality educational programs and support services to our diverse communities.