More than 90 business administration students are providing free tax return preparation through Cal Poly’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The clinic, which began Feb. 1, is hosted at Cal Poly every Saturday from through March 14, from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The VITA program is a tax service open to individuals and […]
Millennials are getting married later in life
For many, it’s not a matter of wanting to get married, but rather of being able to get married.
Report proposes eliminating tuition for California higher education system
Advocacy group proposes plan for tuition-free higher education, costing the median-income California family an additional $48 per year.
Giving back to the community, one tax return at a time
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) is a program that provides a free tax service for people who earn $53,000 or less.
Crowd funding: A new direction for democracy
Zachary Antoyan is a political science junior and Mustang Daily liberal columnist. Strap in, I’m about to make taxes awesome. Functionally, we pay taxes to fund our government and its works. Federal, state and municipal taxes provide the necessary sum of money to each level of government for whatever shenanigans it is involved in. What […]
Are you there, God? It’s me, common sense
Ashley Pierce is a political science freshman and Mustang Daily conservative columnist. President Obama had the misfortune of the entire nation seeing his face become more and more pinched and constipated-looking during Dr. Benjamin Carson’s speech at the National Prayer Breakfast this past week. Carson, a neurosurgeon at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, took the stage […]
VITA cuts tax season confusion
Bryan Yatsui has never had enough income to file taxes himself, yet he fills out four to five tax returns a week. Yatsui, a business administration senior with an accounting concentration, works at Cal Poly’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA offers free tax help for people whose gross annual income is $49,000 or […]
Middle class scholarships to help decrease CA tuition
California State Assembly speaker John Perez introduced legislation which would cut the rising price of attending public college in California by thousands of dollars per year, but not all are convinced it will pass and become law. The Middle Class Scholarship Act would decrease the cost of California State University (CSU) tuition approximately $4,000 per year […]
Super Bowl wasn’t the only event on Sunday
Jeremy Cutcher is a political science senior and the Mustang Daily liberal columnist.
Accounting students offer free help during taxing time
Students in the Cal Poly Orfalea College of Business will provide free tax help for low-income individuals every Saturday from Jan. 29 through March 12 with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, a program supported by the Internal Revenue Service.
The irony of ‘too big to fail’
Under the guise of ‘too big to fail,’ federal officials have given huge sums of taxpayer money to financial institutions, which interestingly enough, an odd number of federal officials worked for these very same institutions prior to working in the administration.