January 31, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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POSTPONED: CBC Tax Preparation Services in Beeville, Alice, and Pleasanton

Coastal Bend College (CBC) is offering free tax preparation services through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Members of the community with household incomes of $60,000 or less are eligible to receive free basic tax return preparation services. Free tax preparation services will be provided in the Beeville, Alice, and Pleasanton CBC Locations.


The hours of Operation are as follows:

Coastal Bend College, Beeville

3800 Charco Road, Frank Jostes Visual Arts Building, Rm 101

Monday-Thursday: 1-4 p.m.

Closed March 9-13 and April 10-13


Coastal Bend College, Alice

704 Coyote Trail, Room 206A

Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Closed March 9-13 and April 10-13


Coastal Bend College, Pleasanton

1411 Bensdale Road, Room 130

Monday-Tuesday: 1-4 p.m.

Closed March 9-13 and April 10-13


To help accurately determine EITC eligibility and prepare their returns, taxpayers should bring:

  • Government-issued photo identification
  • Valid Social Security cards for the taxpayer, spouse and dependents
  • Birth dates for primary, secondary and dependents on the tax return
  • Wage and earning statement(s) Form W-2, W-2G, 1099-R, from all employers
  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099)
  • Forms 1095-A B or C Affordable Care Act statement
  • A copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available
  • Bank routing numbers and account numbers if requesting direct deposit
  • Proof of daycare expenses paid in 2019 including provider’s name, address and Federal ID #
  • If married and filing jointly, both spouses must be present

Questions regarding CBC’s free tax preparation services should be directed to CBC’s Associate Professor of Accounting Lupita Ramirez at (361) 354-2505 or via email at gramirez@coastalbend.edu.