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Students, faculty help prepare taxes

ISSUED: 9 April 2024
MEDIA CONTACT: Cecelia Mason

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WVFour accounting students and the faculty supervisor, Robert Perry, adjunct accounting professor, assisted in the preparation for the 2023 tax season of 50 tax returns for the community. The students provided a much-needed community service and gained valuable tax preparation skills.  

Photo of students and faculty who helped prepare taxes.Shepherd is registered as a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program site and participated in the Eastern Panhandle EITC Coalition program. Operating under the umbrella of MountainHeart Community Services, Inc. and sponsored by the IRS, this nationwide program helps limited-income families and individuals with free tax preparation. 

Pictured (l. to r.) are Abigail Mccoy, a business administration and accounting major from Bunker Hill, West Virginia; Ian King, an accounting major from Shepherdstown, West Virginia; Jonathan Weller, an accounting major from Martinsburg, West Virginia; Robert Perry, faculty supervisor; and Damien Valdes, a business administration major from Martinsburg, West Virginia.

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