Free Tax Assistance For Low-Income Workers

Call us for assistance or follow the link to complete your own online 2012 Tax Returns

California Indian Legal Services (CILS) has begun offering its free tax assistance services. Those interested in free assistance should call (800) 829-0284 extension 307 or go to the California Franchise Tax Board page for a list of free online tax return services. The programs are designed to help you claim the Earned Income Tax Credit, a special tax credit worth up to $5,891 for low income workers. Don’t lose out on this great tax credit and don’t pay commercial tax preparers to help you get it. Even if you don’t qualify for this tax credit, CILS may still be able to assist you at no cost.EITC

Income Eligibility Levels for 2012 Tax Year*


No. of children If taxpayer is single If taxpayer is married
0 $13,980 $19,190
1 $36,920 $42,130
2 $41,952 $47,162
3 or more $45,060 $50,270


* other factors also apply