FOR 2023

United Way of Kern County

Address: 1707 Eye St., 3rd Floor, Bakersfield CA 93301
Date: Monday to Friday
Time: From 10am-1pm and then 2pm-5pm.


  • Government issued ID (Driver’s license, passport, picture ID card)
  • Social Security Cards or ITIN numbers for every member claimed
  • All sources of income (W-2’s, 1099’s, Unemployment, SSI, Retirement, other income, etc.)
  • If self-employed: total records of income and expenses
  • Proof of medical insurance (1095-A is required)
  • Any Educational Expenses for college students only (1098-T, 1098-E)
  • Child Care Expenses (Wages paid, tax ID, address)
  • Bank account information for Direct Deposit Refunds (Routing and Account Number)
  • Previous year tax return

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