Saturday, February 16, 2013 12:00 PM
For the 23rd consecutive
year, accounting students at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford will
offer free income tax preparation for low- to moderate-income individuals and
Residents can receive assistance through the Volunteer
Income Tax Assistance program, also known as VITA, from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday,
Feb. 16, in Room 158 of the Pitt-Bradford Sport and Fitness Center. There will
also be sessions from noon to 5 p.m. on March 2 and March 23.
Each session will be limited to the first 40 taxpayers who
sign up that day. Those who cannot be accommodated at the first session will be
put on a list for the second session on March 2.
Accounting students who have been certified by the IRS
will prepare 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ and Pennsylvania state returns for
Families and individuals interested in participating in
the program are asked to bring proof of
identity and Social Security cards for themselves and any dependents, hard
copies of 2012 W-2 and 1099 forms, and proof of account (such as a voided
check) for direct deposit of refunds if desired.