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KU law, business students offer free tax services

February 15, 2011

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Kansas University law and business students are offering free tax services for qualifying people through April 18.

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program prepares returns for taxpayers in Kansas, Missouri and Illinois who make less than $49,000 per year and don't itemize.

Students prepared about 300 federal and state tax returns last year.

KU law student Courtney Sipe says the program gives students who are interested in tax law hands-on experience and a chance to serve the community.

The program is on a first-come, first-served basis. Interim law school dean and law professor Stephen Mazza is serving as VITA faculty coordinator.

For specific information, call 785-864-9227.

Schedule

  • Monday: 6-8:45 p.m., Green Hall, Computer Lab, Third Floor Library
  • Tuesday: 1-3:30 p.m., Penn House, 1035 Pennsylvania St.
  • Wednesday: 3-5:45 p.m., Green Hall, Computer Lab, Third Floor Library
  • Thursday: 3-4:45 p.m., Ballard Center, 708 Elm St., and 5-6:30 p.m., Lawrence Housing Authority, 1600 Haskell Ave. No. 187
  • Saturday: 10-11:45 a.m., Green Hall, Computer Lab, Third Floor Library

No sessions will be held Feb. 19 and 21 or March 15, 17 and 19-26. The session on March 2 will end at 5 p.m.

Information from news.ku.edu was included in this story.

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