Free tax filings available through IRS program at Penn State

January 27, 2015

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 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

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