Free income tax assistance available

The School of Business will offer free tax help to individuals with a gross income below $53,000 on the New Paltz campus as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.

Certified student volunteers received training from the IRS to help prepare basic tax returns and are offering this service in van den Berg Hall, rooms 208C and 341, from Feb. 2 – April 15. In addition to free tax return preparation assistance, students are also providing free electronic filing (e-filing).

Campus walk-in hours will be held Feb. 2 – April 15 (excluding the semester break from March 16-22) on the following days:

  • Mondays: 12 p.m. – 2 p.m and 4 – 8 p.m
  • Tuesdays: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m
  • Wednesdays: 10 a.m – 6 p.m
  • Thursdays: 12 a.m – 8 p.m
  • Fridays: 10 a.m – 8 p.m

Please be sure to bring the following with you: proof of ID and Social Security Cards; all informational statements such as W-2s & 1099s; last year’s tax return (if available); and your bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit.

If you have questions, please contact the VITA Hotline at (845) 257-2930.