Students Apply Classroom Knowledge to Client Tax Forms

VITA students assisting a person with his 2015 income taxes
April 1, 2016

Jesse Pai, a junior accounting major, is working through his first semester with the VITA program. The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program, which started in the late 1970s, has become an important resource for many.

Jesse Pai, a junior accounting major, is working through his first semester with the VITA program. The VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program, which started in the late 1970s, has become an important resource for many. "It's really nice to be able to help people in the community. I was surprised by how much other places can charge to file taxes. It's something we all have to get done, and VITA is a great opportunity for people who do not have the resources to complete their taxes," Jesse said. Read More