The University has supported the Internal Revenue Service-sponsored VITA program for more than three decades, helping Denver-area lower-income individuals and families with their tax returns. MSU Denver’s VITA class is affiliated with the Piton Foundation, a group of community-based nonprofit, government and private organizations.

CBS4 featured MSU Denver’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in the Department of Accounting. Robert Persichitte, Accounting affiliate professor and student, America Paisley, discussed its role in educating students while assisting low-income families with their tax returns.

Appointments are required.  Please go to for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Dates: February 5, 2024 – April 8, 2024.