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Just in Time for Tax Season: Free Tax-Prep Services

Free, virtual tax assistance will once again be provided by the Marilyn Davies College of Business (MDCOB) Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Through April 15, 2023, IRS-certified volunteers will provide free, virtual income-tax-return preparation with electronic filing for eligible individuals, including:

  • Earners with $76,000 or less in annual income 
  • College/international students 
  • Senior citizens with any annual income amount 
  • Individuals with disabilities

Step 1: Schedule Your Appointment

Visit the VITA Schedule​ to make an appointment on one of the following days and times.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 12:30 - 3 p.m.
  • Fridays and Saturdays: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Step 2: Prepare for Your Appointment

Before your appointment, you’ll to need to gather relevant documents. For a complete list, visit the VITA website.

Need more help? 

Visit the UHD VITA websitecall the VITA Office at 713-221-5015, or email freetaxhelp@uhd.edu​.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.