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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

VITA is a free tax preparation service for families in Santa Barbara County. Tax returns are prepared and completed by IRS-certified volunteers each year from February through April throughout south Santa Barbara County.

Call the VITA Hotline
for more information
(805) 899-2313

Thank you for your interest. All VITA sites are closed, with the exception of United Way (320 East Gutierrez Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101), which will be open FOR PRIOR YEAR TAXES (FOR 2014, 2013, and 2012 TAX YEARS) ONLY on 4/20.

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