filers can count on LIU aid, the New York Daily
News proclaimed in a March 5 article about senior Veronica
Beltran (business) and work by students she organizes
from the Brooklyn Campus Accounting Society, a student-run
Beltran (r) helps at tax time.
the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA),
sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service, Accounting
Society members provide free income tax return preparation
services for people with low incomes. The students
receive training from the IRS to help those whose
income levels allow them to qualify for the service.
year more than 1,000 people made use of this volunteer
service. I couldnt be prouder about being a
part of VITA, says aspiring accountant Beltran,
a HEOP student.