News ReleaseCity of Irvine
Public Information Office

1 Civic Center Plaza
Irvine, CA 92606


Subject :

Free Tax Preparation Services
Contact :Public Information Office    949-724-6077

IRVINE, CA (January 24, 2014): The City of Irvine, in partnership with Orange County United Way, AARP Tax-Aide, Korean American Federation of Enrolled Agents, Irvine Valley College and the Orange County One-Stop Center, is offering free tax preparation services to taxpayers who earned less than $58,000 in 2013. Qualifying taxpayers who live, work or attend school in Irvine can receive assistance with filing their tax returns from IRS-trained and certified volunteers, who will also assist in applying the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), if applicable.

Free tax preparation services are available at the following Irvine locations:

Cypress Community Park, 255 Visions, Irvine
February 4 – April 15
Tuesday: 6 - 9 p.m. and Thursday:  4 - 9 p.m. (April 15 extended hours of 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

Orange County One-Stop Center, 125 Technology Way, Suite 200, Irvine
Friday: February 7 – April 11
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Irvine Valley College, 5500 Irvine Center Drive, IrvineBusiness Sciences and Technology Innovation Center
Saturday: February 1 – April 12
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Lakeview Senior Center, 20 Lake Road, Irvine (AARP Tax-Aide)Wednesday: February 5 – April 9
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Pacific City Bank, 13140 Yale Avenue, Irvine
Saturday: March 8 – March 22
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Eligible taxpayers with Internet access can also file their federal and state tax returns online for free at For more information or to schedule a tax appointment, contact Orange County United Way at 888-434-8248.

Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 250,384, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century.  For more information, please visit