Citizens For A Better Norwood

Monday, March 07, 2011

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. February 21 through April 11.

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 or e-mail Appointments are scheduled at 5:30 pm and 6:30 pm and only taxpayers with appointments can be assisted - first come first served at those times. Taxpayers should bring the following items to the appointment:
  • a photo ID
  • your W2s, 1099s (your last pay stub is not enough)
  • Social Security Cards (you, your spouse, and your dependents)
  • any tax-related documents
  • a copy of last year’s tax return (if possible)
The service will be available in the Schiff Family 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:
  • February 21
  • February 28
  • March 14
  • March 28
  • April 4
  • April 11
Please note: assistance will not be available March 7 and March 21 because of conflicts.