GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP – Stockton University’s Office of Service Learning and the Campaign for Working Families are offering free income tax return preparation for eligible area residents through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
Assistance will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Friday through April 13 in the Campus Center on the Galloway campus. The deadline to file income taxes this year is April 15.
VITA is a free income tax preparation service provided by IRS certified volunteers. To be eligible, participants must have an income up to $20,000 for single filing status and up to $57,000 for married or head of household filing status.
VITA does not file the following income tax categories: complicated and advanced schedules C & E employee business expenses, moving/relocation expenses, minor’s investment income, joint business returns or partnerships and international and non-resident.
Appointments are not necessary but those interested are asked to register at stockton.edu/vita. For more information, call the Stockton Office of Service-Learning at 609-652-4256.