Students from the University of Kansas are now providing free tax preparation help to some residents.
Michael Keenan coordinates the annual event, and says taxpayers who make less than $51,000 a year, and have simple tax returns for tax year 2012 only, can get help preparing their tax returns. Keenan says they'll offer the service through April 15. For times and locations, visit http://www.law.ku.edu/vita.
KU Students to Aid with Tax Preparation
You might be able to get some help filing your state and federal income taxes. Michael Keenan is the coordinator for the VITA (VY-tuh), or Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program, at the University of Kansas. He says the students can only assist with tax returns for certain states, and there's an income requirement for those who qualify for the aid:
People interested in the free tax help are encouraged to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.