Free Tax Assistance

VITA Creates Opportunities for Volunteers and Taxpayers !

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at United Way Monterey County is focused on helping families who earn under $53,000 a year to file and claim their full tax refund. This program is unique, because our volunteers learn a valuable skill while also helping members of the community receive reliable tax counseling in a community setting. We provde sites where you can file in person, a drop off service, AND a free website you can use. What are you waiting for?!? Need more information? Find out everything you need to know about free tax prep in English and Spanish.

>Free Tax Sites
You Earned It! We Help You Keep It! Come visit one of our many locations!

United Way Salinas Office and Salinas Center for Employment Training (CET) will be open on Tax Day, April 15, 5:30 PM-8:30 PM.

You can visit one of our in-person sites, use a computer to do your own, or drop off your taxes. Look below for more info:



Cesar Chavez Library:
615 Williams Rd. Salinas, Ca, 93905

Fridays, 10:00am-1:00pm
(starts Feb.6th)

Marina Library:
190 Seaside Circle Marina, Ca, 93933


Alternate Saturdays, 10:30am-2:30pm
(Days: March 21st, April 4th, April 11th)

Seaside One-Stop Career Center:
1760 Freemont Blv. Suite D2 Seaside, Ca, 93955

Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm
(starts Feb.7th)

Salvation Army Corps Community Center:
2460 North Main St. Salinas, Ca, 93906

Saturdays, 1pm-4:00pm
(starts Feb.7th)

Salinas Center for Employment Training (CET):
421 Monterey Street Salinas, Ca, 93901

Tuesdays, 5:30-8pm
(starts Feb.3rd)

Hartnell College Building B, Room 110:
411 Central Avenue, Bld. B, Room#110 Salinas, Ca, 93901

Mondays, 6pm-9pm
(starts Feb.2nd)

Soledad Center for Employment Training (CET):
930 Los Coches Drive Soledad, Ca, 93960

Saturdays, 9:00am- 1pm
(starts Feb.7th)

Salinas One-Stop Career Center:
Salinas Airport business Park, 730 La Guardia St. Salinas, Ca, 93905

Saturdays, 9:00am-12pm
(starts Feb.7th)

Tech Mobile: King City Library (Parking Lot):
404 Broadway Street, King City, CA 93930

February 28th & April 11th, 10:00am-1:00pm

Pacific Grove Adult School
1025 Lighthouse Ave. Pacific Grove, CA

March 4th & March 18th, 5:00pm-7:30pm

> Need to Use A Computer to File Your Own Taxes?
Shoreline Workforce Center has you covered!

Go to 1325 N. Main St. Salinas CA
Jump on one of their computers to file online any time! Using
Tax preparers are there to help on Wednesdays from 10am-1pm

> Want to file your taxes without the wait?
Come to the United Way Salinas Office and Drop Off Your Taxes!

Come to our office at 376 Main St. Salinas, CA 93901. We are open from 1pm-4pm on Thursdays.
We prepare your documents, and give you a call when your taxes are done!

Call 2-1-1 for additional pop-up sites! 

>What to bring

  1. Social Security or ITIN Card for all taxpayers
  2. W2, 1099s & other tax forms 
  3. Photo ID 
  4. Blank Check for direct deposit

For Additional Tax information Check out our VITA flyer!

See You Soon!