Stetson's VITA Program Celebrates $1 Million in Tax Refunds

     Stetson University students who volunteer as income tax preparers for local families, reached a major milestone on the evening of Wednesday, March 9, 2016: $1 million in total tax refunds.
     Through the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, Stetson students are trained to become IRS-certified tax preparation agents who help prepare and file tax returns for families with an income limit up to $54,000.
     After six years of operation, the VITA Program just reached its one-millionth dollar in total tax refunds during the Wednesday night session.
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