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St. Philip's College Library

MLK Campus: 210-486-2330
Location: Center for Learning Resources (CLR)

SWC Campus: 210-486-7023
Location: Building 1-C123


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA)2016 VITA SEG

 The Business Information Solutions department at St. Philip's College is pleased to announce free Income Tax Preparation services.   

 Our Volunteer Income Tax (VITA) Program has been a successful tax preparation site for 22 years, processing over 3,500 income tax returns for students and community members annually.

Client services include free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program classroom instruction from volunteer tax preparers, and free asset- and wealth-building education services.

We look forward to serving you this tax year.

VITA email​ & phone 210-486-2872

VITA Training days and times (2018)

  • Saturday December 9 open 7:00 a.m. close 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday December 16 open 7:00 a.m. close 6:00 p.m.
  • January 2 open at 7:00 a.m. close at 7:00 p.m. thru January 5
  • January 6 open at 7:00 a.m. close at 6:00 p.m.
  • January 13 open at 7:00 a.m. close at 6:00 p.m.
  • January 20 open at 7:00 a.m. close at 6:00 p.m.
  • January 27 open at 7:00 a.m. close at 6:00 p.m.

That is for training.

SPC VITA SITE opens January 16 thru April 17 during the week locking the doors at 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays open the doors at 8:00 a.m. and close at 3:00 p.m.


VITA Hours of Operation

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday:  1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays:  8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program at St. Philip's College offers assistance to individuals and families who earn up to $60,000 annually.

Clients Should Bring

  • Driver’s License or government issued I.D.
  • Social Security Card or Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) for all members in your family
  • All family member W-2 Forms can Include; Unemployment Benefits (G), Interest from your bank (INT), Pensions, Annuities or Retirement Plans (R)
  • If Filing Jointly, your spouse must be present
  • Copy of prior year tax return (if applicable)
  • 1099 Forms (if applicable)

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Contact Information

Site Leader:
Kenneth Bankston

Bowden Building (BOWD) 110


Did You Know?

$8.1 million

processed in refunds for 4,012 local clients in the 2015 preparation service.


$1.4 million

ensured to the 2015 clients in child tax credit.


$3.2 million

in Earned Income Credit.


4,012 served in 2015

Consisting of Single, Head of Household, or Married filing Jointly clients.