News Release

College of Business Administration and Beta Alpha Psi host Free Income Tax Assistance Clinics

The University of Detroit Mercy College of Business Administration and Alpha Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi are providing free income tax assistance to UDM students and area residents on three Saturdays this term: February 9, March 2, March 23, and April 6. On each of these dates the clinics will be open from 9 am until 3 pm in the Commerce and Finance building room 9 of UDM's McNichols Campus.

Students and neighborhood residents who have an annual household income of $51,000 or less qualify for this free face-to-face confidential income tax preparation and E-Filing.

All of the UDM accounting student and faculty volunteers have completed rigorous IRS training to prepare tax returns under the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.  Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting students, is moderated jointly by UDM professors Dr. Jeanne David and Dr. Rose Yang.

For more information on specific documentation needed to qualify please visit the CBA Welcome Center room 112 in C&F. To make an appointment, call Patrick Soltys at (313) 570-7989, walk-ins are welcome but subject to availability.

Release date: March 04, 2013

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The University of Detroit Mercy is Michigan’s largest private Catholic University, with more than 100 academic majors and programs. Sponsored by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) and the Sisters of Mercy, the University has campuses located in downtown and northwest Detroit.

UDM is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities and the largest of 17 Mercy institutions of higher education in the United States. For the 13th consecutive year, University of Detroit Mercy is listed in the top tier of Midwest universities in the 2014 edition of the U.S. News and World Report's "Best Colleges."