NIU’s Department of Accountancy will help you accurately complete your taxes by providing on-campus tax preparation to students, faculty, staff and the DeKalb community.
The free service is sponsored by NIU’s Financial Cents, and is available from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays through April 10 at the NIU campus Library Student Lounge.
The Volunteer Income Tax Association (VITA) has partnered with IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers from the Accountancy Department in the NIU College of Business to offer the free tax preparation for individuals earning less than $25,000 and families earning less than $50,000.
Help is offered to foreign students as well by appointment only.
Those interested must provide:
- Social Security card
- Photo ID
- All wage forms (W-2, unemployment)
- College expenses (if any)
- Property tax bill (if any)
- Information for direct deposit
Walk-ins are accepted; to schedule an appointment or to obtain more information, call (815) 987-6200.