Accounting students from Montana State University’s Jake Jabs College of Business and Entrepreneurship are offering free help preparing tax returns for MSU students and individuals who made less than $58,000 last year, starting in February.

The 2016 help sessions will be held on the MSU campus in Jabs Hall 215 on the following Tuesdays and Saturdays:

February - 2, 9, 16, 23

March - 1, 5, 8, 22, 29

April 2.

Tuesday sessions will be held from 5:30 - 7 p.m. and Saturday sessions will be held from 9:30 -11 a.m. No appointment is necessary, but sign-up sheets will be posted at 5 p.m. before each Tuesday session and at 9 am before each Saturday session.

Tax assistance for international students and employees begins Tuesday, Feb. 16.

At the sessions, upper-division accounting students will be available to prepare federal and state income tax returns and answer tax questions. Free electronic filing will be available for most 1040 forms.

Individuals who are interested in free tax preparation assistance should bring their 2015 W-2 forms, Forms 1095-A, B or C (Affordable Care statements), other tax documents, a picture ID, social security cards and copies of their 2014 tax returns, if available. International students and employees should also bring their passports and visas.


For more information, email or contact Audrey Capp at 406-994-7026 or