The Accounting Society plans on participating in the "Volunteer Income Tax Assistance" program this tax season again!

We need 50% of Accounting Society Members to participate in order for SGA to consider it a community service project.

To participate you must be certified as a VITA Volunteer.

Certification requires the following:

If you have any questions, email

1. The “Link and Learn” training feature will be utilized in the training process. Link & Learn may be accessed at Some of the training will be self study. All volunteers (returning or new) must pass the student basic test at with a grade of 80 or better.

2. All students must complete the Standards of Conduct Certification Test, which must be completed prior to attending the training session.

3. All students must turn in the test printout with their score and a signed copy of the volunteer agreement to Maragaret Van Brunt in the Dean’s Office, Bunce 218.

Every student who completes the training and passes the appropriate test will receive a certificate at the end of tax season indicating that she/he has satisfactorily completed the required course of instruction and is certified as a volunteer by VITA.

Service Hours for 2015 Certified VITA Volunteers will be

Tuesdays 9am-1pm

Wednesdays 4pm-8pm

Both days are in the writing center (Room 136) on the First Floor of the Campbell Library

VITA volunteer services will be held in the Keith and Shirley Campbell Library on Tuesdays from 9AM to 1PM and Wednesdays from 4PM to 8PM from February 4, 2014 through April 9, 2014 (excluding the week of spring break, March 17th - 21st). We will also offer two Saturdays from 10AM to 2PM on March 8, 2014 and April 5, 2014. Students will assist senior citizens, individuals with disabilities, individuals with low incomes, and other students in the preparation of their basic income tax returns. The Rowan VITA site offers electronic filing.

NOTE: If you are unable to make one of the training sessions, please see Margaret Van Brunt in the Dean’s Office, Bunce 218 for information.