Volunteer Individual Tax Assistance


Take Advantage of FREE Tax Service!

Robert Morris University's student group, Volunteer Individual Tax Assistance (VITA),  is providing FREE tax preparation for RMU students, staff, faculty, and members of the community! 

Returns are prepared by accounting students who have successfully completed the Individual Taxation course. The students are certified by an IRS established program and have also received an 80% or higher on the basic exam administered by the Internal Revenue Service, which qualifies them to prepare individual tax forms. 


Mondays and Wednesdays 1-5pm from February 8th through April 13th

Open until 8pm on Monday, March 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.

Closed Monday, February 15th in observance of Presidents' Day.


Chicago Location - Art Gallery (check in) ICenter (preparation) - 1st floor North

How Much:


If you wish to take part in this great opportunity, be sure to stop by the Robert Morris University Library located at 401 S. State Street, Chicago, IL (1st floor, ICenter).  This FREE SERVICE is offered TBA.  All returns are prepared with the highest level of confidentiality, and are reviewed by qualified instructors before they are filed.

 If you have any questions, please feel free to email our Accounting Curriculum Chair, Dr. David Knutsen at dknutsen@robertmorris.edu.

FREE Tax Assistance!

  • Confidential

  • IRS-Certified preparers

  • Returns checked by CPA before filing

Robert Morris University Illinois is a private, not-for-profit associate, baccalaureate, and master's degree-granting institution, accredited by the Higher learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60604, 312.263.0456) and authorized by the Illinois Board of Higher Education (1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333, Springfield, Illinois 62701-1377, 217.782.2551, IBHE Feedback). Robert Morris serves over 4500 students interested in getting an education that meets the demands of today's business, graphic arts, health care, culinary and technical world at its main campus in Chicago as well as at locations in Arlington Heights, DuPage, Elgin, Orland Park, Schaumburg, Springfield, Peoria and Lake County.