U of I offers free tax preparation services for low income households

MOSCOW, ID - Law students and accountants at the University of Idaho are holding tax-preparation workshops to file tax returns for low-income clients, for free!

Singles with an income of less than $30,000 a year, and families making less than $50,000 a year can get their taxes done for free at the U of I Law School. They can help with the basic forms like W-2's and 1099's..they also do a lot of returns for students.

"This provides a great opportunity for the community, and for the law school to have that relationship where we get to benefit by doing taxes for people, and getting that service component, they benefit by getting free taxes done," said U of I Volunteer Income Tax Association Administrator Eric Nielson.

If you're interested in this service, bring your tax paperwork and social security card to the U of I Law School in Moscow. They hold workshops on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. till one in the afternoon, and on Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 8:30. They're offering the tax-prep service until April 14th, but they'll be closed for Spring Break, the week of March 17th.