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WIU-QC to Host VITA Tax Clinic

February 28, 2023

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MOLINE IL - - Western Illinois University-Quad Cities, in partnership with United Way, will host a Free Tax Preparation Clinic through VITA from 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday starting Feb. 7- April 11 in Riverfront Hall, Room 218.

"The VITA program is a shining example of the potential partnerships between our WIU-QC programs, faculty, students, regional agencies and the broader community," said Director of the School of Accounting, Finance, Economics & Decision Sciences Jessica Lin. "We're particularly excited to offer assistance to Spanish and German-speaking households this year."

The VITA program will provide free income tax return preparation for local taxpayers earning up to $60,000 annually. WIU student and community volunteers will assist in preparing basic and current-year tax returns for eligible taxpayers.

Please bring the following to your VITA tax appointment:

  • Photo ID for you and your spouse

  • Social Security cards (or copies) for you, your spouse and dependents who you are claiming

  • An individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) assignment letter may be substituted for you, your spouse and your dependents if you do not have a Social Security card

  • Birth dates for you, your spouse and dependents

  • A copy of last year's federal and state tax returns or copies of income transcripts from the IRS and state

  • Interest and dividend statements from banks (Forms 1099-INT, 1099-DIV)

  • Bank routing and account numbers for direct deposit

The Riverfront Hall is located at 3300 River Drive Moline, IL 61265.

Appointments are encouraged, and walk-ins are accepted. To schedule an appointment at WIU-QC, visit

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