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The Earned Income Tax Credit is the number one anti-poverty alleviating strategy that puts money in low-incomes families’ pockets.

Every year the City of Oakland, in partnership with the Alameda County Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Campaign, provides FREE tax assistance and preparation to Oakland’s low-income families and individuals at community based Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites (VITA) located throughout the City.

This year, the City of Oakland has opened a VITA site at the Oakland Business Assistance Center located at 270 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. The site is open Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 9:00am - 4:00pm through April 10, 2019. To make an appointment, call (510) 238-4911.

For more information on free tax prep in your area, please call 211