Posted: Jan 30, 2013 6:44 AM by Devon Fasbinder
Updated: Jan 30, 2013 6:48 AM
COLUMBIA - Columbia residents may have until April 15 to submit their taxes, but MU Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) is already opening its doors.
The assistance does two things - helps residents with their taxes and helps MU students learn.
The sites help with tax return preparation, but most sites also have free electronic filing.
The tax assistance at MU asks for walk ins only. They will help residents on a first come, first served basis.
Things to bring:
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VITA is an IRS-sponsored program that provides free tax preparation assistance for low- to moderate income-level homes. Trained community volunteers may help with special credits, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled.