David Nazarian College of Business and Economics

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VITA Clinic Annual Report 2017

I am pleased to report on another transformative year for the CSUN VITA Clinic. As you may recall, last year the clinic experienced an exponential growth, serving more than 3,600 taxpayers -- almost a tenfold increase from the previous year. Powered with almost 350 student volunteers, this year the CSUN VITA Clinic provided free tax preparation services to over 6,000 low-income taxpayers in our community.

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Rafi Efrat, Director,
CSUN VITA Clinic

Powered with 345 volunteer IRS-certified preparers, the CSUN VITA Clinic had the following impact in 2017:

6,012+
Low-income taxpayers served, with free federal and state tax return preparation.

$1,800,000
Saved in tax preparation fees for Los Angeles residents (assuming a $300 per return fee).

$5.9 million
Brought in tax refunds.

$2,100,000
Claimed in Earned Income Tax Credits. Helping people to move out of poverty.

13,000
Community service hours provided to the public in twelve locations throughout the San Fernando Valley.