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Dear Law Students,

Here are a few reminders regarding the SMU VITA program:

  1. If you plan to participate and haven't returned a Public Service Confirmation Agreement, please find one on the Public Service Program website or click on: Confirmation Agreement fill it out and return it to Lynn Moubry in Carr Collins Hall - suite 320.

  2. Publication 4480 (Link & Learn Taxes Training Kit) and Publication 17 (Your Federal Income Tax - tax table book) are available in the Public Service Program office, Carr Collins Hall, suite 320 (3rd floor).

  3. Complete 3 tests: VITA Ethics (5-10 mins), Basic (4+ hours), and Advanced (1+ hour) tests online prior to scheduling your VITA hours (FYI - sometimes the Basic test is the shorter test)  Remember you will receive 8 Public Service hours for  taking the IRS required tests, provided you complete a minimum of 8 hours of tax preparation at our VITA sites.

    Then print and submit the following form:
    -  Completed IRS VITA Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement (Form 13615) printed from the Link & Learn website:  http://www.linklearncertification.com/d/

    Return the required IRS VITA Volunteer Standards of Conduct Agreement to Lynn Moubry:  Carr Collins Hall, suite 320; scan/email to Lmoubry@smu.edu ; or fax - 214-768-4688, by January 23, 2015.

    Scheduling sites:

  1.  Each law student should submit your VITA site selections on the SMU VITA site selector webpage
     Request VITA dates/times/site locations beginning January 25, 2015.

  2. The logistics of public service hours and the program are listed on the SMU VITA website for your reference.

Please email us if you have further questions. We look forward to working with you.

Lynn Moubry, Public Service Program Assistant