University of Jamestown Students Offering Free Tax Preparation
Posted by KSJB News on 2/12/2018 7:07:00 AM.


JAMESTOWN, ND: (Natalie Mckenna) -  University of Jamestown accounting students are again offering the IRS-sponsored Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for low-income and elderly taxpayers for free.

The volunteers will prepare and electronically file federal and state tax returns by appointment on Saturdays, Feb. 17, and 24, and March 3 on the University of Jamestown campus in the Unruh-Sheldon building, room 136.

Appointments are required and can be made by calling 701-253-4468. If there is no answer, please leave a message including your name, phone number, and the best time to return your call. Appointments can also be made by sending e-mail to

All VITA volunteers have passed a series of certification exams under the auspices of the Internal Revenue Service, and are bound by confidentiality agreements. For more information, please visit

Established in 1883, the University of Jamestown is a private, liberal arts university granting Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Science in Nursing degrees, as well as Master’s Degrees in Education, Leadership, Clinical Counseling, and a Fargo-based Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. With the Jamestown Journey to Success, emphasis is placed not only on preparing students academically in their chosen areas of study, but also on preparing them through a student-centered experience. 

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