Students are required to take an IRS approved exam. Where VITA training is conducted in conjunction with college courses, exceptions may be allowed only at the discretion of the IRS VITA coordinator.
Bring your Social Security card, a letter from the Social Security Administration or a copy of last year's return if you filed electronically in order to receive assistance.
The IRS will use the tie-breaker rule to determine which taxpayer is eligible for benefits such as the dependency exemption, head of household filing status, credit for child and dependent care expenses, child tax credit and earned income credit.
There are many types of non-taxable income. Examples of non-taxable income are included on the income page.
Students will not be available during spring vacation. Other times are listed on the home page of this web site.
Filing status is based on your marital and family situation at the time of the year end (December 31). Choosing your correct filing status is important to make sure that you have the lowest tax liability.
Those eligible to receive tax assistance are the elderly, low income and multi-lingual individuals.
Students in SNHU's special topics in accounting course have been certified by the Internal Revenue Service to participate in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program this winter.