Accounting Students to Offer Free Tax Help

Sessions are scheduled in February and March.
Thursday, January 17, 2013

During the months of February and March, Rider University accounting students will offer free tax help through the Internal Revenue Services’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program for low to moderate income individuals and senior citizens.

Sessions will be held on the Lawrenceville campus on:

Tuesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.

 Bart Luedeke Center, Room 14 (next to the bookstore)

February 12

February 19

February 26

March 4  

Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

North Hall, Room 204

February 14

February 21

February 28

March 7

Saturdays, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Bart Luedeke Center, Room 14 (next to the bookstore)

February 16

February 23

March 2

Saturday, March 9, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

North Hall, Room 204

Donald Shaw, adjunct professor of accounting, coordinates the volunteer effort. Student volunteers must have successfully completed an upper-level taxation course and two January training courses. Students are equipped to handle New Jersey and Pennsylvania resident returns.

Tax returns are prepared using professional software on laptops. Individuals seeking assistance should bring pertinent tax documents such as W2 forms, interest statements, copies of last year’s return as well as any IRS tax item received in the mail.

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