Free Tax Services at JSU

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who need assistance in preparing their own tax returns. IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.

The Department of Accounting in the College of Business at Jackson State University is a hosting site for the VITA services. They are located in the College of Business building in suites 201 and 210.
Please see a list of times and dates they are available.

Mon. Feb 6 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Tues. Feb 7 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Mon. Feb 13 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Tues. Feb 14 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Sat. Feb 18 10:00am – 1:00pm
Mon. Feb 20 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Tues. Feb 21 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Sat. Feb 25 10:00am – 1:00pm
Mon. Feb 27 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Tues. Feb 28 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Sat. Mar. 4 10:00am – 1:00pm
Mon. Mar 6 4:30pm – 7:00pm
Tues. Mar 7 4:30pm – 7:00pm

For more information please contact Donald McWilliams, Site Coordinator, at 601-979-2699 or by email at,

This is a walk-in site and clients should have the following documents:
 Social security cards for taxpayer, spouse & dependents
(copies acceptable)
 Photo identification (taxpayer and spouse)
 All income documents (W-2’s, 1099’s, etc..)
 Form 1095-A, if purchase health insurance on marketplace

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4 Comments on Free Tax Services at JSU

  1. Fantastic! This is great! I hope the word gets out and people take advantage of this free service to the public! Kudos to the volunteers too!

    Thanks Heather!

  2. The best outstanding information you share for handling the tax free services for different business clients online by using different cloud accounting software to run a successful business by managing the accounts of employee .if you want to run a business successfully then you must read this kind of information which provide you the best tips for managing the business accounts of your business employees and also remember all the important taglines of this kind of information especially “customer service management ” .

  3. It is a wonderful service JSU provides to the Public completing tax returns. I am a member of the JSU National Alum Association . Great News to be shared. Are these services offered this year.

    • They’re offering it every Tuesday (February 6-March 26) from 3-8pm at Jackson State’s College of Business Building Suite 201 and 210.

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