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  • 2021 CSUN VITA Clinic Annual Report

Vita Clinic 2021 Annual Report

Dr. Rafi Efrat

I am delighted to report that despite the challenges posed by the global pandemic, the CSUN VITA Clinic has managed to continue to thrive by training over 220 student volunteers and serving almost 6,000 taxpayers. Our student volunteers and staff have demonstrated the highest level of resiliency and commitment to low-income taxpayers in our community during these difficult times.

Over the past 50 years in operation, the CSUN VITA Clinic had to endure many unpredictable challenges. But none of those prior experiences truly prepared us for the monumental test of confronting a global pandemic, while striving to maintain access to vital services for so many low-income taxpayers who have come to rely on us each year. Read the full message.


5,677 Taxpayers Served

221 Student Volunteers

$6.7 Total Refunds
(in millions)

$2.6 Federal Tax Credits
(in millions)

33 Average Number of Taxpayers Served by Volunteer Preparers

$1,177 Average Refund Per Taxpayer

Ranked No. 1

For serving the highest number of taxpayers among 642 VITA clinics in California and among 339 academic institutions nationwide.

Over 5,500 Low-Income Taxpayers Served

Over 5,500 Low-Income Taxpayers Served.

Over 16,000 Volunteer Service Hours

Over 16,000 Volunteer Service Hours.

33 Taxpayers Served Per Student Volunteer

33 Taxpayers Served per Student Volunteer.


Rafi Efrat, Director, CSUN VITA Clinic

Harriet and Harvey Bookstein with Rafi Efrat (center), director of the CSUN VITA Clinic.



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