Citizens For A Better Norwood

Thursday, March 04, 2010

Free: Xavier accounting students help with tax returns

Area residents and students may be eligible for Earned Income Credit

Xavier University accounting students will help prepare tax returns for low income, elderly and student taxpayers on Monday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. March 8 through April 12.

The students are offering free basic Federal and State income tax assistance to the Xavier, Norwood, Evanston, and Avondale communities through the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA).

Getting help is easy. First, call 745-2828, to schedule an appointment. Appointments are scheduled only at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm, afterwards it is first come first served for the other time slots. Then, bring the following items to the appointment:
  1. a photo ID
  2. your W2s, 1099s (your last pay stub is not enough)
  3. Social Security Cards (you, your spouse, and your dependents)
  4. any tax-related documents
  5. a copy of last year’s tax return (if possible)

The students will be set up in the Schiff Conference Center in Xavier’s Cintas Center. Parking is available at the Cintas Center.

Assistance is available from 5:30-8:00 p.m. on the following Mondays:
  1. March 8
  2. March 15
  3. March 29
  4. April 5
  5. April 12

Please note: assistance will not be available March 22 because of conflicts with the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament taking place at Cintas Center.