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Students helping taxpayers.Wells Fargo Continues to Support Financial Education at CSUN VITA Clinic

For millions of low-income taxpayers, filing tax returns adds another level of anxiety on how to manage the added expense with their current cost of bills and rent. Wells Fargo (WSF) is trying to relieve that stress from low-income taxpayers by awarding California State University, Northridge $50,000 to continue building and expanding its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic in CSUN’s David Nazarian College of Business and Economics. Read more about CSUN's VITA Clinics and Wells Fargo.


Tax form.CSUN to Provide Free Tax Preparation Assistance to Low-Income People

Chaos may prevail in Washington, but as Benjamin Franklin once wrote: “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” To help with the latter, California State University, Northridge’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic is offering free tax preparation assistance to low-income families and individuals, including non-English speakers, people with disabilities and veterans. Read more about CSUN's VITA Clinic.


Students helping taxpayers.CSUN VITA Clinic Awarded Grant to Expand Cost-Free Tax Preparation Services Throughout L.A. County

California State University, Northridge’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic recently was awarded a CSU5+ VITA grant for $351,750 by the state of California to continue helping low-income taxpayers manage their finances through cost-free tax preparation services. Read more about CSUN's VITA Clinics grant.


Vita Clinic.Wells Fargo Gift Supports Financial Education at CSUN VITA Clinics

When low-income taxpayers visit California State University, Northridge’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinics for help with their taxes, they also have a chance to learn more about how to manage their finances, through a program made possible by a gift from Wells Fargo. Read more about CSUN's VITA Clinics and Wells Fargo.


Students helping taxpayers.CSUN’s Free Tax Preparation Assistance Program Expands to Campuses Across Southern California

For nearly 50 years, California State University, Northridge has been providing free tax preparation assistance to low-income families and individuals. Hoping to expand CSUN’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic’s impact, university officials have collaborated with four other California State University campuses and six Los Angeles-based community colleges to dramatically increase the number of low-income taxpayers served in Los Angeles County. Read more about CSUN's VITA Clinics.


Bank of Hope gives 20,000.Bank of Hope Gives CSUN $20,000 to Support Its Tax Preparation Program for Low-Income Families

Bank of Hope has given California State University, Northridge $20,000 to help expand the university’s income tax preparation assistance program for low-income families and individuals. Read more about CSUN's VITA Clinics and Bank of Hope.


Students at Veterans preparation event.CSUN Continues Program to Help Veterans with Their Taxes

California State University, Northridge announced the start of its 2020 free tax preparation initiative for veterans. CSUN, with support from Citi, has trained dozens of military veterans as IRS-certified tax preparers with the goal of assisting an estimated 4,500 of their veteran peers in filing their taxes in Los Angeles County. Read more about CSUN's Veterans income tax preparation assistance program.


President Harrison celebrates launch.CSUN Launches Clinics to Help Veterans with their Taxes in Collaboration with Citi Community Development

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) announced today the launch of new free tax preparation clinics for veterans in Los Angeles, an innovative effort in collaboration with Citi Community Development and the Los Angeles Veterans Administration. Read more about CSUN's income tax preparation assistance program.


Sen. Bob Hertzberg speaking at podium.Senator Hertzberg and Citi Community Development Help CSUN Expand Tax Assistance Program

Joined by community members on Feb. 21, 2017 Sen. Bob Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) announced a new partnership with California State University, Northridge’s income tax preparation assistance program during a press conference at Morningside Elementary School, one of three new clinic locations in the City of San Fernando. Read more about CSUN's income tax preparation assistance program.


Student assists client with taxes.CSUN Students Provide Free Tax Preparation Assistance for Low-Income People

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) launches the 2019 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Clinic, offering free assistance with state and federal tax preparation to low-income individuals and families, including non-English speakers, people with disabilities and veterans, from Jan. 28 through April 15 at CSUN and satellite locations throughout the San Fernando Valley. Read more about CSUN's income tax preparation assistance program.


Harvey and Harriet BooksteinHarvey and Harriet Bookstein Donate to Support the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program

A $5 million gift from accounting industry leader Harvey Bookstein and his wife, Harriet — both California State University, Northridge alumni and lifelong supporters of the university — has pushed CSUN over the top in a two-year campaign to raise $25 million for its college of business. Read more about the Bookstein gift.

 


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