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During tax season, Worcester State University is the destination of choice for area taxpayers who qualify for an Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site to file their federal and state income tax returns. We have operated a VITA program since the 1970s, and our IRS-certified VITA volunteers have filed thousands of tax returns and helped clients recoup millions in tax refunds since 2004.If your income is $62,000 or less and you live in Worcester or surrounding area, you can have our VITA volunteers prepare your federal and state tax returns confidentially and at no charge. Bring all information relevant to your 2015 tax returns, including:
Our VITA program volunteers complete IRS certifications covering many, but not all, common individual tax-return issues. Our VITA program cannot prepare tax returns with any of the following:
You can make an appointment by phone or email. Walk-ins are also accepted. If you are a taxpayer with complex tax issues, we ask that you inquire first before making an appointment or stopping in.Our VITA program is run by faculty advisor Michael Shamgochian, an adjunct professor in the Business Administration and Economics Department.
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