Tax Preparation Services

Student providing income tax assistance

Each year, the College of Business and Economics partners with to offer free federal and Maryland state income tax preparation services to low income individuals and families.

2019 TAx Prep

TU Tax Prep Location & Hours 2019

Address: 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252
Building: Stephens Hall
Room: 200
Days: Fridays & Saturdays, Feb. 15-March 30

Tax prep assistance is by appointment only.

The partnership helps working families in the Baltimore region maximize their financial opportunities and resources. The service provided ensures that clients benefit from Earned Income Tax Credit, while avoiding the high costs of paid tax preparers. Free services are provided to taxpayers (individuals or families) with incomes under $55,000.

Students facilitate this Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site on campus serving as tax preparers and site managers鈥攁pplying their classroom knowledge while gaining valuable experience and helping the community.

Want to Volunteer?


Students are needed to serve as tax preparers and site managers. To volunteer students must successfully complete the IRS tax training program and be willing to commit 20-90 hours of service.


Volunteers are needed to serve as tax preparers and/or mentors for the student site managers. Prior experience with tax preparation is not necessary for volunteers or mentors.

Tax prep volunteers and site managers must successfully complete a free two-day tax training during the month of January and be available for at least two of the Saturday scheduled tax prep dates during the months of February, March, and April. The IRS tax training and tax preparation take place in Stephens Hall.

You can also help by spreading the word to your family, colleagues and friends.

For more information contact:

Seth Hammer
Stephens Hall 100C


Charles Russo
Stephens Hall 100G


Zhen Zhang
Stephens Hall 104G