Mayor Walsh and Boston Tax Help Coalition kick off 2019 free tax preparation services

BOSTON – Tuesday, January 29, 2019 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today joined the Boston Tax Help Coalition and other community partners at the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment to highlight free tax preparation services available to low- and moderate-income Boston residents. The Coalition provides free tax preparation services at more than 30 partner locations throughout the City to help residents who earn $55,000 or less per year maximize the Earned Income Tax Credit and claim the full refunds they are due.   “The free, IRS-certified tax services offered by the Boston Tax Help Coalition are an opportunity for hard-working Boston residents … Continue reading

Are You Eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit?

There is still time to file your taxes! This year Massachusetts leaders and activists want to make sure all eligible persons apply for EITC when they file their 2011 tax returns. In the 2010 tax year, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) prepared almost 4,000 tax returns, returning more than $6.4 million to Boston’s low-income working families and individuals. Continue reading