VITA- Free Tax Prep

Keep More Money in Your Pocket for You and Your Family! 


How to file for FREE*:


VIRTUAL: Email us at

DROP OFF: Submit copies of your tax documents at one of our locations 

IN-PERSON APPOINTMENTS: Call "211" or text "Taxes" to 211-211


  • UWNC Redding Office (In-Person) 
    • 3300 Churn Creek Road, Redding, CA 96002 | (530) 241-7521
      • Tuesday-Friday, 9 am- 2 pm, By appointment only 
      • Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm, Join the waitlist with the QR code below.  
  • Redding Library  (Drop Off) 
    • 1100 Parkview Avenue, Redding, CA 96001 
      • Mondays, 1 pm-3 pm
  • UWNC Chico Office (Drop Off) 
    • 2500 Floral Avenue, Suite 20, Chico, CA 95973 | (530) 809-4663
      • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 am-4 pm
  • Susanville: The Salvation Army (Drop Off) 
    • 1560 Main Street, Susanville, CA 96130 | (530) 257-0314
      • Monday-Friday, 9 am-12 pm  


Join us on a Saturday to complete your taxes. No appointment needed! Sign up on the QR code below:  


More Good News

Qualifying families can get back up to $11,435 in tax credits!**

Let us help you get up to:

  • $3,417 California Earned Income Tax Credit ( Cal EITC) 
  • $1,083 Young Child Tax Credit 
  • $6,935 Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (Fed EITC) 

*If you earn $60,000 or less. 

**Based on a family with 3 or more qualifying children. 

Some restrictions may apply. Call to verify eligibility. 

For those whose annual income exceeds $60,000, our free online service is available with no limitations. Go to to utilize this free online service.

During the 2021 tax season, United Way of Northern California’s staff completed 431 returns and estimated a total savings of $129,300. 



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