Bloomsburg University Accounting Association offers tax help

For Immediate Release 

Date: March 30, 2005

BLOOMSBURG—The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Student Accounting Association is offering free tax help for low- to moderate-income people and people age 60 and older who cannot prepare their own federal or Pennsylvania income tax returns through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). 

Help is offered Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Magee Center, 700 W. Main St., Bloomsburg through April 13. Taxpayers seeking help should bring this year's tax package, wage and earnings statement (Form W-2) for all employers, interest statements from banks (Forms 1099), a copy of last year's tax returns if available and other relevant information about income and expenses. Special help is available for non-resident alien filers.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 17 master’s and one doctoral degree.