Have you filed your taxes? The Personal Money Management Center can help. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Site (VITA) is a free tax clinic runs until April 7, 2018, with the following walk-in appointment availability:
Mondays, 12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Tuesdays, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursdays, 8 a.m. – noon
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – noon
They will be closed during Spring Break.
The clinic will be held in the Union basement computer lab. Look for their table by the computers.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Site (VITA) is run by volunteers by University of Utah accounting students and Beta Alpha Psi.
What should I bring?
– Social Security or Individual Tax Payer Identification (ITIN) Number for each family member and working adult
– Any W-2’s, 1099’s, 1098’s (especially form 1098-T if you pay tuition, find it on CIS)
– 1095-A if you received a tax credit from the healthcare.gov marketplace-Childcare provider name, address and tax ID if applicable-Bank routing and account numbers for checking or savings account (if you qualify for a refund and want direct deposit)
– Last year’s tax return, if you have it
– A valid email address
What software does this VITA site use?
VITA uses www.myfreetaxes.com, which uses H & R Block software. You can do it on your own for free using this website or VITA can help at the clinic.
Are there any restrictions?
VITA is open to the general public as long as they meet the following conditions: your household gross income (AGI) must be less than $66,000; small businesses or rental income is not supported.
Special One Day Tax Clinics
In an effort to reach more tax payers, several one-time tax clinics will be held around campus. For these sites, bring a laptop if you have one and to reduce your wait time. Here are the one-time clinics:
Wednesday, March 3, noon – 4 p.m.: LDS Institute, West multi-purpose room; 1780 S Campus Dr.
Friday, March 9, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.: School of Medicine, Deans Large Conference Room, Room #1C108; 30 North 1900 East
Wednesday, March 14, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.: Center for Ethnic Student Affairs (CESA), Union Room 235. 200 S. Central Campus Dr.
Wednesday, March 28, noon – 4 p.m.: Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building (SFEBB), Room 3157, 1655 East Campus Center Dr.
Wednesday, April 4, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Veterans Support Center, Union Room 418
International Students and Scholars
If you are an International student or non-resident who needs to prepare their tax return, the International and Student Scholar Services Center will be providing Sprintax software codes that will let you file your federal return for free. This software is easy to use and has 24/7 hotline help if you have questions. Sprintax will file your state tax return for a fee or you can file for free at Utah’s Tax Payer Access Point.
For more information and to request a code, visit: https://internationalcenter.utah.edu/students/employment/taxes.php