Georgia United Credit Union Partners with UGA to Offer Free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
ATHENS, GA (January 8, 2013) Georgia United Credit Union is partnering again this year with the Internal Revenue Service and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences of the University of Georgia to provide the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program.
The VITA program extends FREE tax return assistance to individuals and families with low to moderate income (who do not have depreciable property or extensive stock or asset transactions.) This year’s VITA site will be located at Georgia United Credit Union’s 190 Gaines School Road branch. Sessions will be available on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings, beginning January 29 through April 12, and on Saturdays, February 2 through April 13. For a complete list of available dates and times or to make an appointment, please visit https://georgiaunitedcu.org/interior/membership/tax.asp. For those without Internet access, phone reservations may also be made at 706-227-5400, ext. 6486.
Georgia United Board Member and VITA Volunteer Tom Cochran of Athens shared the following information, “Last year, our efforts assisted more than 684 individuals and families with their tax returns got federal refunds totaling more than $864,534 and $146,431 in state refunds!”
About Georgia United Credit Union
Georgia United Credit Union is ranked as one of the top credit unions in Georgia with over $940 million in assets and sixteen branch locations, including two in Athens. Georgia United is in business to save members time and money in their personal finances. Georgia United Credit Union is federally insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), for up to $250,000 per account.
Georgia United serves the faculty, staff, students and alumni of the University of Georgia, residents of Clarke County, and employees and family members of more than 450 select employee companies across the state. Additional information may be found at www.georgiaunitedcu.org.