University of Jamestown Students Offering Free Tax Preparation
Posted by KSJB News on 1/20/2017 10:03:00 AM.

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JAMESTOWN - (Joshua Knutson) - University of Jamestown accounting students are again offering the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for low-income and elderly taxpayers for free.

There are also volunteers who are trained to prepare tax returns for international students and handle any tax treaties that may benefit these students.

The students will prepare and electronically file federal and state tax returns by appointment, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays, Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25 on the University of Jamestown Campus in the Unruh-Sheldon building, room 136.

All VITA volunteers have passed a series of certification exams under the auspices of the Internal Revenue Service, and are bound by confidentiality agreements.

Appointments are required and can be made by calling 701-253-4468. If there is no answer, please leave a message including your name, phone number, and the best time to return your call. Appointments can also be made by sending e-mail to vita@uj.edu.

The University of Jamestown was established in 1883 and is ranked as a top regional school in both US News and World Report and The Princeton Review. The school features development of the whole person through its distinctive Journey to Success experience. For more information please visit www.uj.edu



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