United Way of San Luis Obispo County will offer virtual drop-off VITA Tax Preparation services to SLO County tax payers DUE TO THE TAX DEADLINE EXTENSION.
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TIMES: 20-MINUTE DROP-OFF APPOINTMENTS
UNITED WAY OF SLO COUNTY OFFICE
1288 MORRO STREET, SUITE #10, SAN LUIS OBISPO, CA 93401
DROP-OFF VITA Apppointments are open! Click the button below to schedule your appointment today! Appointments are limited and filling up fast.
Click the tabs below to learn more about out tax programs!
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance is an IRS regulated program that allows eligible taxpayers to have their returns filed by a certified volunteer for Free!
MyFreeTaxes.org through United Way!
Need Help using MyFreeTaxes.org? United Way of SLO County will be offering assistance using the software on MyFreeTaxes.org to help you file your own taxes starting March 5, 2023!
Volunteers will be available to help you create an account and navigate the software as you prepare and file your taxes. Volunteers will not be completing your tax return. Please review Preparation Checklist below.
- Sundays beginning March 5th to April 16th (excluding Sunday, April 9, 2023)
Locations & Hours:
- County of San Luis Obispo County Libraries/SLO Branch- 10am-2pm
- County of San Luis Obispo County Libraries/Arroyo Grande Branch- 11am-2pm
- County of San Luis Obispo County Libraries/Los Osos Branch- 10am-2pm
(What you will need to file your taxes)
NOTE: Cell phone and email address required for MyFreeTaxes.org account verification.
Want to file your taxes online from home using MyFreeTaxes?
Check out the video below to learn how!
TAX CREDIT INFORMATION UPDATE!
Did you know California has a tax credit for working families and individuals?
It’s called the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and it is modeled after the federal credit.
What is the CalEITC?
The California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) is a cash-back refund and California’s supplemental boost to the federal Earned Income Tax Credit. Research suggests the credit leads to long-term positive outcomes in health, financial stability, and education for working Californians. This week, we celebrate the power of CalEITC and call on community leaders across the state to help us connect even more eligible Californians to the credit, including those in San Luis Obispo County].
What is its impact?
More than 4 million Californians making $30,000 or less may be eligible for the credit in tax filing year 2022. Unlike the federal tax credit, CalEITC is eligible to both qualifying households filing with Social Security Numbers as well as with Individual Tax Identification Numbers (ITINs).
With up to $3,417 from the CalEITC in tax filing year 2022 — and an additional $1,083 from the Young Child Tax Credit to qualifying households with children — hardworking Californians can use their life-changing cash-back refunds to do anything from paying bills and buying groceries, to paying down debt and getting on a path to financial stability.
Money back in your pocket from tax credits like #CalEITC can feel empowering when you’ve worked hard for what you’ve earned!
Thank You Congressman Carbajal for your continued support of our tax programs.
Thank you to the following FREE Tax Program Representatives for sharing your 2022 services and programs:
Trisha Daughtrey, Cal Poly VITA
Cary Gray, Northern Santa Barbara County United Way and Allan Hancock Collete
Rick London, CEO, United Way of SLO County
Riley Smith, VITA Program Manager, UWSLO
Vicky Van den berg, AARP
Linda Wingert, COO, UWSLO
Maria McGlothlin, Financial Stability Program Coordinator, UWSLO
Mohini Smith, Finance/Accounting Specialist, UWSLO
Thank you to our 2022 partners!