Locations & Hours

Community Action Partnership of Kern Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (CAPK VITA) Locations and Dates of Service.

By Walk-In Only
Tax Day is getting closer! NO Walk in’s until April 14, 16, and 17, only at our office located at 300 19th Street in Downtown Bakersfield.

Days and Hours of Service are as follows:

Tuesday 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Wednesday: 12 noon to 7:30 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM
Friday: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM

Closed Sunday and Monday.

If you are a taxpayer who earned $54,000 or less in 2017, you may qualify. Please bring social security cards and proof of health insurance for everyone on the tax return, ID for the taxpayer and spouse if filing jointly, and all applicable tax documents. For information, call (661) 834-1724 or write to vita@capk.org.

Information and Volunteering
• Call (661) 834-1724 or simply dial 2-1-1 to get information on how to file your taxes at any of the above CAPK VITA locations, or how to become a CAPK VITA volunteer.

What to bring to your CAPK VITA Appointment
• Proof of identification – Picture ID
• Social Security card(s) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number(s) or ITIN(s)
• W-2’s, 1099’s, gambling, Social Security, unemployment and any other tax documents/forms
• Health insurance information
• 1095A, 1095B or 1095C Form for health insurance
• Interest and dividends statements
• Bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit
• Day care/provider information if applicable
• If married filing jointly, both spouses must be present