|JLHS Provides Free Basic Income Tax Preparation|
Posted Date: 01/26/2017
Juarez-Lincoln High School offered a training for students to provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) services to the community.
The VITA program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities, and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. The training was conducted by business teachers Mrs. Daisy Yudith Cantu, Ms. Nubia Lizette Acosta and Mr. Ricardo Garza, who prepared and successfully certified 86 students.
The IRS-certified volunteers can now provide free basic income tax preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals. These certified students can receive community service hours by volunteering at the local income tax center that La Joya ISD will provide for the public:
Article by Ms. Nubia L. Acosta, Teacher