Honor students at Granby High School in Norfolk, Va., are helping area residents prepare and electronically file federal and state tax returns.

Under a pilot program of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), eight Granby students have been trained to be volunteer tax preparers. The pilot is part of the IRS's Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE) program, which provides free tax help to communities across the country.

The Granby office is the first in its area to be staffed entirely with high school students and is also the only one to be dedicated exclusively to...

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