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The George W. Daverio School of Accountancy is offering a Volunteer Income-Tax Assistance Program (VITA) Program for members of the greater Akron community who would are in the United States on an F-1 or J-1 visa with employment who are required to file a nonresident tax return. We also provide help completing Form 8843 for those persons who are not required to file a complete tax return.
The program is free to all members of the public who file a 1040NR. Persons who do not satisfy all eligibility requirements cannot be helped through this program. The school strongly encourages full-time students from all colleges and universities in the area to participate.
A team of IRS-certified volunteers prepare the tax returns and a program coordinator reviews each tax return.
The program coordinators are Melanie McCoskey, Ph.D., CPA. Additionally, the Faculty Advisory Council, comprising Julianne Jones JD/MTax, CPA, and Doron Narotzki JD, LLM, SJD, provide feedback and advice for the effective operation of the VITA program.
Volunteers include MS Accounting, MTax, and BS Accounting students in the George W. Daverio School of Accountancy.
Please bring the following items to the VITA site to have your tax returns prepared: