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Northeastern State University offers tax return preparation on Tahlequah, BA campuses

Northeastern State University representatives of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program are available, beginning Jan. 25 at NSU-Broken Arrow and Feb. 1 on the Tahlequah campus, to offer free federal and state tax preparation to people grossing $50,000 or less per year.

Volunteers from NSU’s College of Business and Technology are certified to prepare basic tax returns and the service, sponsored by NSU and Community Action Resources and Development, is open to the campuses and surrounding communities. The service runs on both campuses through April 15, but will be closed the week of Spring Break, March 15-20. Hours of operation at Broken Arrow are 5:30-8 p.m. Mondays, 2-8 p.m. Thursdays and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays in Building E, Room 118. Park in the east lots and enter the library building. The service is offered at Tahlequah on Mondays and Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m., in Room 121 of the Business and Technology Building.

Participants should bring W-2s and other forms, picture ID, physical copies of Social Security cards, birth dates of spouse and dependents and account and routing numbers. If applicable, bring a day care provider’s tax ID number and any documents stating issuance to the IRS. Both spouses must be present to file an electronic joint return.

Walk-ins are welcome, but to schedule an appointment at Broken Arrow call CARD at (918) 486-2471. For more information on the Tahlequah VITA service call Dr. John Yeutter at (918) 444-2968.

Published: 1/23/2010 11:37:40 AM

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