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Published on February 22, 2017 | by LawNews

File Your Taxes for Free! Tax Law Society to Host Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinic

The Tax Law Society at Hofstra Law is hosting a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) clinic. VITA files tax returns for qualifying taxpayers who made $54,000 or less in 2016.

Last year, Tax Law Society students filed 86 returns for low-income individuals in the community as well as Hofstra Law students. They generated $142,000 — $118,977 from the federal government and $23,033 from the state — for their clients.

This service is available on:

  • Sunday, FEBRUARY 26 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Room 227

  • Sunday, MARCH 5 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Room 242

  • Sunday, MARCH 12 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Room 242

  • Sunday, MARCH 19 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Room 227

  • Sunday, MARCH 26 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Room 242

  • Wednesday, APRIL 5 | 4-7 p.m. | Room 014

  • Sunday, APRIL 9 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Room 242

What should I bring?

  • Last year’s tax return
  • CDL or ID, Social Security Cards or ITIN cards for all family members
  • All tax forms: W-2, 1098, 1099
  • Information on all deductions/credits — for example, your childcare provider’s name, address, and Social Security number or Tax ID number
  • Bank account number for direct deposit

For more information and to make an appointment, please call 516-463-6401 or email vita@hofstra.edu.

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