January 16, 2021 ALL

Assist Low-Income Individuals with Preparing Their Tax Returns and Earn Class Credit!

The Center for Service and Social Action and the Boler College of Business Kramer School of Accountancy and Information Science Department are recruiting students to participate in the federal Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which helps low to moderate-income individuals and families prepare their income tax returns without professional fees. Service-learning courses are being offered for 0 and 1 credit options in Spring 2021 through the Department of Accountancy.

Register for one of the following courses through Banner to be involved with the VITA program:

0 credit – AC 273
1 credit – AC 270

0 credit – AC 373
1 credit – AC 370

0 credit – AC 473
1 credit – AC 470

There is a mandatory virtual training, Saturday, January 23 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, and students in the course typically are required to assist with two tax preparation Saturdays in the spring. The tax preparation will be conducted virtually with the assistance of Cuyahoga EITC Coalition.

Students of all majors are welcome to register!

For additional information, contact Dr. Jerry Weinstein in the Kramer School of Accountancy at weinstein@jcu.edu or John Jackson in the Center for Service and Social Action at jnjackson@jcu.edu.