SUNY Oswego’s IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program will return to provide free tax assistance for the community in Oswego and Fulton this spring.

One change is that those signing up will have to call 315-596-2551 to leave their message with their name and phone number to schedule an appointment, but otherwise SUNY Oswego business students and expert advisers look forward to getting back to this vital community service. All messages will be returned within 24 hours.

Locations, dates and times include:

  • Fulton: Oswego County Offices, 200 North Second St.
    Tuesdays, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.: every week from Feb. 1 to April 12, except for March 15

  • Oswego: 211 Rich Hall, SUNY Oswego campus
    Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: every week from Jan. 29 to April 9, except for March 12 and 19

Taxpayers should bring last year’s tax return, W-2 forms, 1099 forms and other pertinent tax paperwork to the VITA site; they also will be required to show identification (including a New York State ID if applicable).

At the sites, participants must wear a mask at all times and follow all New York State COVID-19 guidelines.

For more information, call 315-596-2551 or email bapsi@oswego.edu.