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VITA Provides Free Tax Assistance
February 24, 2010
Free income tax preparation assistance is available to students and low-income citizens of Columbus through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program at The Ohio State University's Moritz College of Law. The VITA Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income ($49,000 and below) people who are classified as U.S. residents for tax purposes.
Assistance is available between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 26 and Friday, March 5, and between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, March 6. To attend, tax filers must schedule an appointment by calling (614) 221-2255.
VITA will operate from the African American and African Studies Community Extension Center at 905 Mt. Vernon Ave., Columbus (corner of Monroe and Mt. Vernon).
Moritz students volunteering with the tax help this year are: Amanda McNeil, Krisit Hsu, Jessica Beeman, Bill Froelich, Sammy Totino, Kevin Tabor, Priya Tamilarasan, Allison Tuesday, Lorraine Hernandez, Haley Debevec, David Ebersole, Eugene Kozob, Matt Dodovich, John Kalis, Ashley Carter, and Owen Wolfe. Students from Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business have also assisted.