LOS ANGELES (CBS) — California State Controller John Chiang says free tax preparation will be available for families and individuals with household incomes of $50,000 a year or less.

The assistance will be available at several locations across the Southland through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.

Chiang will also be running a VITA site in his Los Angeles office from Jan. 18 through April 16.

Help will be available in multiple languages (by appointment only) at the following location:

State Controller’s Office
777 South Figueroa Street, Suite 4800
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community organizations are also partnering with the Controller’s office to offer free help on the following dates:

Saturday, Feb. 4
North Valley Occupational School
11450 Sharp Avenue
Mission Hills, CA 91345
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 11
Chicana Action Service Center
3601 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90063
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 18
Firebaugh High School
5246 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Lynwood, CA 90262
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 22
La Pintoresca Library
1355 North Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91103
2 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 23
Verdugo Jobs Center
1255 South Central Avenue
Glendale, CA 91204
1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

  1. Jim Lyle says:

    Free tax preparation is also available through AARP Foundation Tax Aide.


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