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Earned Income Tax Credit

Free Tax Filing (February-April)

If you live, work, or go to school in Irvine and your household income was less than $58,000 in 2014, you can receive free tax preparation! 

To schedule an appointment,
call 1-888-434-8248

For information on how to prepare
your taxes from home, visit

 What do I bring to prepare my taxes?
  • Picture ID (Driver's license, official identification, or Passport)
  • Social Security Card or ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) for each family member
  • W-2s, 1099s and all other tax-related documents from 2014
  • All 1098 E&T forms for educational expenses
  • Childcare provider information: name, address and Tax ID number (if available)
  • Copy of your 2013 Tax Return
  • Voided check if using direct deposit for refund
  • For joint returns, both spouses must be present to sign the required forms
If you earned less than $51,567 you may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.
This tax credit can return up to $6,044 for the 2013 tax year!

How do I qualify for the EITC?
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident
  • Have a valid social security number
  • Eligibility depends on marital status, household income and number of qualifying dependents 
Call 888-434-8248 for more information or to schedule an appointment!

You can also file your tax return online from home* at myfreetaxes.com/irvine

*Must have less than $58,000 in 2013 household income to utilize this free online services