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The ‘pink tax’ is making me pink in the face

The ‘pink tax’ is making me pink in the face

Brooke Martin

November 4, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

College kids hate taxes. Income taxes, grocery taxes, any tax - you name it we hate it. It makes sense why most taxes exist, but the ‘pink tax’, however, does not.Women and men, for the most part, require the same things to live. We all need food, water and shelter. We all use certain things...

Free tax preparation services on campus

Jacqueline Morales

January 27, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

Chico State's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi is partnering with the IRS to offer tax preparation services to students, starting Feb. 1.Anyone that has earned less than $60,000 in 2016 qualifies for the free service. Students will work alongside with the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) pr...

Students prepare taxes on campus

Students prepare taxes on campus

Eric Mcguire

February 7, 2016


Filed under Community, News, Showcase

Beta Alpha Psi has partnered with the IRS for the sixth year running to administer a free on campus tax preparation service program, called Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. Chico State accounting students will prepare taxes free of charge for anyone who makes less than $60,000 a year. Anyone, student or otherwise, can receive this by going to room 2...

Help with tax preparation comes to campus

Help with tax preparation comes to campus

Madeline Merlic

February 5, 2015


Filed under Breaking News

Chico State's Delta Zeta chapter of Beta Alpha Psi are here to help with free tax preparation sessions starting Feb. 7. According to a press release, the accounting club at Chico State, Delta Zeta and the IRS have partnered up to prepare taxes and e-file the returns for free. The program is offered for stud...

Obama proposes plan to make community college free

Obama proposes plan to make community college free

Michael Mcclurg

February 2, 2015


Filed under News

President Barack Obama rolled out a bold proposal during his State of the Union address: make the first two years of community college completely free. To be eligible for the program, called America's College Promise, students would need to be a part-time or full-time student, have at least a 2.5...

Most campus workers waiting on W-2s

Most campus workers waiting on W-2s

Ernesto Rivera

February 12, 2014


Filed under Breaking News, News

60 percent of Chico State employees have not received their W-2 forms as of Wednesday.The W-2 forms were prepared and mailed by the State Controller’s Office by Jan. 24, according to an employee campus-wide email. Chico State has informed the California State University’s chancellor’s...

Fraternity offers to file taxes for free

Fraternity offers to file taxes for free

Nathan Lehmann

February 6, 2014


Filed under News

Students from Chico State’s accounting fraternity want to do people’s taxes — for free. Beta Alpha Psi is volunteering to help students and community members file their taxes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. every Saturday in Bell Memorial Union, said Sue Maligie, faculty advisor and site coo...

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