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Tax season is the absolute worst

The 2018 tax filing season is upon us. With all of the changes affecting taxpayers under the new tax law, you are encouraged to seek self-help resources and/or professional assistance with understanding and filing your taxes this year. (U.S. Army photo illustration by Thomas Hamilton III)

Josie Jeffries, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

Yes, it’s that time of year again. We know it, we hate it and it’s the worst thing the government makes us do.  Taxes are a bill the government charges you, to put it lightly. So why do you have to do all the math? If you did that with any other bill, you would be going to jail for not payin...

Students offer free tax preparation

Senior accounting major Alice Sweeney works on a tax return while assistant professor of accounting Brett Bueltel supervises.

Bowman Clark, News Editor

February 6, 2019

Assistant Professor of Accounting Brett Bueltel is in his second year of running the volunteer-based tax assistance program at the university. “The volunteer income tax assistance program, also known as the VITA program, is where the Internal Revenue Service partners with local organizations to prov...

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