United Way Offering Free Tax Preparation Services

United Way Offering Free Tax Preparation Services

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With tax season upon us United Way of Southwest Indiana wants to remind families of its free tax filing services. United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program offers free tax preparation and e-filing to individuals and families with an annual household income at or below 5,400 in 2018. In 2018, VITA served 925 clients generating $$1,536,487 in state and federal refunds United Way will have multiple locations offering the help through tax season. The program kicks off January 28th and runs through April 15th.
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United Way’s VITA program offers free tax preparation

United Way’s VITA program offers free tax preparation

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United Way’s VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program offers free tax preparation and e-filing services to individuals and families with an annual household income at or below $54,000 in 2018. VITA volunteer tax preparers are certified by the IRS to ensure that clients receive all eligible tax credits. It also helps people save money by not paying for tax preparation services. The program will run from January 28 through April 15: WorkOne – Tuesday & Thursday evenings; 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) 700 E. Walnut Street, Evansville, IN United Way SWI – Wednesday evenings; 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.) 501 NW 4th Street, Evansville, IN TRI-CAP – Tuesday afternoons, 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. / Thursday evenings, 4:30 – 8:00 p.m. 499 W.…
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Real Life Story: Ark Crisis Child Care Center

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This story was submitted to us from Ark Crisis Child Care Center with permission to share. A one year old little girl first came to Ark as an emergency case through the Department of Children’s Services. She was removed from a home due to abuse allegations and was placed at Ark until a foster family could be identified. She came in, dirty and with a dirty bandage wrapped around her arm. The DCS case manager called a few hours later said a foster mom was found for the girl, but the woman refused to take the child unless she could get childcare assistance. She had a full-time job and could not take time off to care for the child. Ark assured the case manager that we could help until a traditional child…
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