You may be required to file your taxes, based on your dependency status or yearly income. If your household income is less than $60,000 per year, you could qualify for free tax preparation and filing assistance.
The following offices are less than five miles from Compton College and currently
offer tax preparation assistance through the VITA program. Contact them for current
hours. They are only available by appointment.
Long Beach CAP
117 West Victoria St
Long Beach, CA 90805
WLCAC-Family Source Center
1212 E. 108th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90059
To find other VITA sites near you, click here.
During the tax season, Compton College sometimes offers workshops and tax preparation
assistance on campus. Stay tuned for information about upcoming tax preparation events
in Spring 2024.
Some of the items you will need are a copy of last year’s tax return, if available;
a picture I.D. for each taxpayer and spouse, if applicable; a social security number
or individual taxpayers’ identification number (ITIN) for each family member; proof
of income including W2s and 1099 forms; documentation of deductible expenses; and
account and routing numbers of checking and savings accounts for direct deposit and
a faster refund.
For a full checklist of items to bring with you when meet with a VITA volunteer, click here.