Individual Income Tax Assistance

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $64,000 or less, persons age 60 and up, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers who file Form 1040 and Foreign Students and Scholars who need to file 1040NR.  IRS-certified volunteers provide free basic income tax return preparation with electronic filing to qualified individuals.  New to Kent State this year is assistance for international students and assistance with obtaining an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN)!

2024 filing season hours and location at Kent State

Saturdays -  9:00am to 3:00pm

March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, April 6

Wednesdays – time varies based on date

February 28 and March 13 -  10:30 am – 5pm

March 6 and March 20 – 12:30 pm – 7pm

Ambassador Crawford College of Business & Entrepreneurship 475 Terrace Drive, Kent, Ohio 44242  (main lobby, 3rd floor)


Walk-ins accepted:  appointments given priority.

To schedule a drop off appointment call: 234-206-3170 or visit

Please see Publication 3676-B for services provided and check out  What to Bring-US Citizens and resident aliens OR What to Bring-International Students to ensure you have all the required documents and information our volunteers will need to help you. WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO PREPARE YOUR RETURN IF YOU DO NOT BRING ORIGINAL SECURITY CARDS FOR ANYONE INCLUDED IN YOUR RETURN, DRIVERS LICENSE OR PASSPORT FOR THE TAXPAYERS (NO ID REQUIRED FOR DEPENDENTS) AND PRINTED COPIES OF YOUR TAX FORMS *Note: available services can vary due to the availability of volunteers certified with the tax law expertise required for your return.