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March 24, 2017
Do you make under $64,000 a year? Are you an individual with a low to mid-level income who needs help in preparing for tax season?
According to Kevin Voigt, news writer for NerdWallet, “more than 1 in 3 U.S. taxpayers whose household income is less than $50,000 a year hired a tax professional or a national tax preparation company last year even though they may have qualified for free tax software filing.”
But you don’t necessarily need to pay for a tax professional. Read more below for resources to help you this tax season.
United Way of Larimer County Working Families Thrive partner, Make Change NoCo, has many resources here in Larimer County to help with filing your taxes. Make Change NoCo strives to help individuals in Larimer County get the assistance they need, ensuring lower-income individuals file their taxes for free. They meet with about 4,000 individuals each year to provide one-on-one assistance with tax preparation.
Those at Make Change NoCo are trained to use MyFreeTaxes which is promoted by United Way Worldwide. To see if you are eligible, please visit www.myfreetaxes.com to learn more and see if you qualify for this great opportunity.
While Make Change NoCo is a local place for help in Larimer County, the IRS also provides free tax prep to low and mid-level income individuals as well, which is promoted through Make Change NoCo’s website. They provide free online tutorials and software options for individuals who wish to get free tax preparation assistance. If you wish to keep your hard-earned money this year and not pay unnecessary fees while receiving eligible tax credits, visit their website.
These free tax preparation services from Make Change NoCo and the IRS will help you get a start to your taxes, which in-turn, will hopefully put your mind at ease knowing you saved money this year!
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