Truman State University students offer free tax preparation to community

Truman State University accounting and business students are using skills they learned in the classroom to help the community.

Beta Alpha Psi, a college accounting organization. Kelsey Collier stopped by the set of Good Morning Heartland to tell us more about the program. WATCH VIDEO ABOVE to learn more.

Taxpayers need to bring proof of identity; copies of all W-2, 1098, 1099 forms and any other tax forms received in the mail; social security cards for all individuals listed on the tax return; and banking information if a direct deposit is desired.

All participating accounting students have received special training and at least one accounting faculty member will be present to review tax returns and answer any questions. Clients will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The program does reserve the right reject complex returns.

Tax preparations will be available on Saturday, March 22nd and on Saturday, March 29th in Violette Hall in Room 1424. They will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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