GRAND RAPIDS – Free tax help is available for people who make $56,000 or less, have a disability or consider English as a second language.

Grand Valley State University is a host site for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program through United Way that offers free tax return preparation and filing for qualifying individuals. 

This free service is by appointment only; appointments are made through United Way by calling 211. Or check out

GVSU faculty and students who are IRS-certified will be on hand at the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus during several Saturdays from February-April.

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