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Free 2012 Tax Filing Assistance

Need help filing your taxes? De Anza students making $51,000 or less last year are eligible for free tax filing services.

Tax time stop watchHow to Make an Appointment

Feb. 11-April 5, from 9 a.m.-noon

Drop by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site on campus to schedule an appointment to have your 2012 tax returns prepared for free! VITA Location: Upper floor of the Campus Center in lobby  across from Dining Services.


You qualify for VITA services to file your 2012 Federal and State income tax return if you made $51,000 or less last year. This includes total household income for filers who are single or married filing jointly.

IMPORTANT–You must bring these items to the VITA site to have your tax returns prepared:

  • Proof of identification
  • Social Security cards for you, your spouse and dependents, and/or a Social Security Number verification letter issued by the Social Security Administration
  • Birthdates for you, your spouse and dependents on the tax return
  • Current year’s tax package (if you received one)
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Bank routing numbers and account numbers for Direct Deposit
  • To file taxes electronically on a married-filing-jointly tax return, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms.

Other Santa Clara County VITA sites can be found at


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Last Updated: 2/5/13