Harrogate, Tennessee, February 6, 2019— The Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) School of Business is once again offering free basic tax preparation services through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
School of Business students will be preparing taxes under the supervision and guidance of Dr. Lisa Singleton, assistant professor of accounting, Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m., through the IRS tax deadline on Monday, April 15, 2019. Singleton and her students have been trained on the IRS tax software and are certified to e-file returns. The services will not be available over LMU’s spring break on March 25 or 27.
The services are available for very basic returns, including state income tax reporting. VITA has set up a temporary office in room 117 of the Business and Education Building on LMU’s main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee. Services are available on a first-come, first-served basis for individuals or families with income below $56,000 (no farming, no self-employment and no business). No appointments are necessary. Filers should bring proof of identification, tax documents including wage and earning statements from all employers (W-2 and 1099 forms), social security cards for household, interest statements, health insurance statements and a copy of last year’s federal and state returns, if available. For more information contact Singleton at [email protected]
The LMU School of Business is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). LMU offers undergraduate business majors and programs in accounting, finance management, marketing and general business; a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) program including traditional, online and executive MBA options; dual degree programs; a Master of Science in Business Analytics; and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program. For more information about undergraduate and graduate programs in business at LMU call 423-869-6254.
Lincoln Memorial University is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The main campus is located in Harrogate, Tennessee. For more information about the undergraduate and graduate programs available at LMU, contact the Office of Admissions at 423-869-6280 or e-mail at [email protected].