Accounting Students Offer Tax Aid to Low-Income Residents

Accounting Students Offer Tax Aid to Low-Income Residents
Students will offer income tax consulting every Saturday through April 15.

Accounting students will provide free tax clinics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays through April 15 at the Cal Poly Pomona Downtown Center and at the Boys & Girls Club in Pomona.

Students, who are trained in state and federal tax return preparation, will assist low-income, older and non-English speaking taxpayers complete their tax returns.

The free income tax preparation program is offered as part of a course (ACC 434 Service Learning in Taxation) taught by Accounting Professor Hank Brock. The ACC 434 students have passed a test to qualify to participate in the assistance program.

Cal State San Bernardino students will also take part in the program.

While adults are getting help with their taxes, Cal Poly Pomona students will run supervised art activities for children at the Downtown Center, located at 300 W. Second St. in Downtown Pomona's Arts Colony.

The Boys & Girls Club is located at 1420 S. Garey Ave. in Pomona.

This service is provided by the Inland Empire United Way and Cal Poly Pomona. For more information call (909) 869-2366.