Springfield, Mo., Jan. 23, 2014 – Drury University students will provide free tax preparation through an IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. The tax preparation service is open to the public and is designed to benefit low-income and senior taxpayers.
Taxpayers are required to bring photo ID, Social Security cards of themselves and dependents, as well as any tax documentation which they have received, including all W-2 forms, 1099 forms, and statements issued by brokerage firms. Clients are also asked to bring a copy of their 2011 returns to help speed up the filing process. The Drury VITA site is located in the Breech School of Business Administration at the corner of Central Street and Drury Lane.
Free tax preparation will be available at the following dates, times and locations.
Drury University Dates
Saturday, February 8
|10am - 4pm|
|Monday, February 10||4pm - 8pm|
|Saturday, February 15||10am - 4pm|
|Monday, February 17||4pm - 8pm|
|Saturday, February 22||10am - 4pm|
|Monday, February 24||4pm - 8pm|
|Monday, March 3||4pm - 8pm|
The tax service accepts walk-in clients and appointments. If you would like to make an appointment please call 417-720-2000. The appointment line opens of January 27. Drury attempts to accommodate as many clients as possible on any given day. Due to the high demand for services, we may be unable to fill all requests for service on a specific date.
All returns will be filed electronically unless the IRS requires a manual return. All taxpayers must be available to sign the appropriate forms in the case of joint returns.
Taxpayers who want to prepare their own taxes for free without volunteer assistance may visit www.myfreetaxes.com/springfieldmo.
Phone (417) 873-7522