Volunteer Income Tax Assistance


Tehama County Community Action Agency provides Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) opportunities to assist low-income families access the estimated $2 million goes unclaimed in Tehama County Earned Income Tax Credit. This project provides FREE on-site tax preparation and referral services to low-income families and individuals by appointment only.


General Information:

Please call CAA's general phone number, 530-527-6159 or contact Tabetha O'Quinn at 530-527-2611. For more information and to find out if you qualify. You can also email CAA at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . To view the flyer in English click here or en Español aqui.

What is Cal EITC? To learn more follow this link: www.caleitc4me.org


2017 Locations, Times and Dates:

You can check the calendar below for information on when tax preparation services are provided.





How to Volunteer:

If you are interested in becoming a certified tax preparer, and volunteering your time to assist CAA in completing tax preparations, please contact Tabetha O'Quinn at 530-527-2611.











How To Prepare Your Own Taxes:

If you would like to prepare your own taxes using our free application go to www.myfreetaxes.com/fsa.caa, or click here. Once you have clicked on this link, click "File Now" to be directed to our free H&R Block tax application (shown below).



VITA In The News:

On May 22nd 2015, volunteers and partner organizations will be recognized for their contributions to the program. To see all the outcomes they have been able to achieve, click here.


Latest Events


The Senior Nutrition Program would like to give you the opportunity to sponsor meals for local seniors through the Adopt-A-Senior Sponsorship Program!


FREE Tax Services!
Find out when and where you can file your Federal and State Income taxes by clicking here. *Services begin January 17th, 2017*


Nutrition Education
Are you interested in learning how to eat healthy on a budget? Or maybe learning about some healthy meal options that your kids will love? For more details, and to view the Nutrition Education Newsletter, please click here.


Tripartite Board Opening

The Community Action Agency is seeking volunteers to be appointed to the Tripartite Board of Directors for the local Community Action Agency. The appointments to be made would represent the low income sector and the City of Tehama Representative.


Are you interested in learning easy steps to reduce your water usage? Click here.


Senior Nutrition
To view the menus for Senior Nutrition, please click here.


Recreational Activities
Click here to view a list of Recreation Activities that are available in our area! Click here to see a list of activities that will Keep Kids Engaged This Summer (via Expect More Tehama).


Tehama Food Share
Any 501(c)3 or faith based organization is invited to participate in Tehama Food Share, which will provide access to low cost food purchases and delivery. If interested in more information call 530-527-6159. 


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This project is funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 in cooperation with the California Department of Community Services and Development Department.