Free tax filings available through IRS program at Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- The IRS' free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program will again be offered at Penn State from Feb. 3 to April 11. 

Anyone earning $53,000 or less in gross income for 2014 is eligible to have federal and state income tax forms prepared by trained student volunteers. Appointments will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays in 10 Ferguson Building. (No appointments will be offered during spring break, March 7 to 14.

To schedule an appointment, go to http://psuvita.org and click “Schedule" or call 814-863-4147 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

The following items are needed at the appointment:

-- Social security card(s); 

-- Identification card or driver’s license;

-- 2014 tax documents; 

-- 2013 tax return; 

-- A blank check for direct-deposit refunds;

-- A spouse, if filing jointly; and 

-- Form 1095-A for those with insurance through http://Healthcare.gov.

VITA is being offered at Penn State in cooperation with the College of Agricultural Sciences, Dickinson School of Law and Smeal College of Business.

Last Updated July 22, 2015