Xavier VITA Program Eases Minds of Many
$87,000 savings for elderly and low income residents
Xavier accounting students and three volunteer alumni prepared 290 tax returns for low income and elderly taxpayers in the
“The average charge by a paid tax preparer for a return of the typical level of difficulty seen during the free VITA program would be $300,” says Priscilla O’Clock, Xavier accounting professor and head of the VITA program. “This translates into an approximate $87,000 savings for our clients.”
Twenty accounting students from Xavier gave up their Monday evenings to translate their classroom learning into a real world benefit.