Department of Accounting & MIS

Tax Prep Assistance

ACCOUNTING 363 – “Earned Income Tax Course”

This course offers students an opportunity to truly help those in financial need through the earned income tax credit (EITC) program run by the federal government. It is coordinated through the Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation. The course consists of 12 hours of training by IRS representatives and 34 hours of actual field work. The field work involves completing tax returns for individuals/families who meet certain income guidelines and who need assistance in the preparation of their income tax returns. The work sites are located throughout New Castle County with several sites located in Newark. This class is for juniors and seniors who have had Intermediate Accounting I and requires permission of the instructor. This course qualifies as a Discovery Learning Experience (DLE). For questions, contact Rita Kingery Cook, 015 Purnell Hall, 831-4675.

The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.4 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Fund, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Anu Sivaraman, who is among Social Media Marketing Magazine’s “Top 100 Marketing Professors on Twitter” and MBAprograms.org’s “Top 50 Marketing Professors on Twitter” - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer experience-driven learning and emphasize evidence-based analytics methods to enrich the student experience. Here, finance students visit New York City’s financial districts for a first-hand look at markets trading and to meet with UD alumni.

Charles W. Horn, AS75, and wife Patricia, recently made a $3 million commitment to enhance and expand entrepreneurial studies.

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