It’s time to register for CTU’s Educational Loan Program for Summer Semester 2014. Contact CTU Financial Manager Patricia Shackleton by 5 p.m. on April 30. Registrations received after April 30 will be considered on a space available basis.
VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) offers free tax help for low- to moderate-income people.
To qualify, individuals who want help with filing taxes must make under $50,000. However, there is no income cap for individuals 55 or older.
This nation-wide program is available at many local sites, including MSU. Visit http://www.uawlocal4911.org/docs/VolTaxAssistT2013.pdf for more information. MSU’s information is at http://www.vita.msu.edu/.
If you would like to register for a general tax preparation appointment please call 2-1-1 or 866-561-2500 (toll free).
VITA is sponsored by various organizations and is staffed by volunteers who have received training.
Some locations offer free electronic filing.
More individuals are eligible for
EITC than you would think
Our friend Dean Poggiali, United Way Labor Liaison (UAW), sent us a document with information about the 2013 Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Check it out to see if you qualify for an EITC refund and share the document with family and friends.
The CTU Executive Board voted on February 20 to distribute a message recruiting participants for a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. The study, to be conducted in the MSU Kineseology lab of Dr. Deborah Feltz, will test theories with practical applications for fitness and health. The study requires a “community” sample of people.