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Important Notice regarding refund delay for low and moderate income families with children.

NEW IN 2017: Potential Refund Delays for EITC and CTC Recipients

Under legislation in the PATH ACT, passed by US Congress in December 2015, the IRS will delay tax refunds that include the EITC or the refundable part of the CTC (the ACTC)  until February 15, 2017. This will enable the IRS to verify information to help prevent identity theft and erroneous refunds.
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UNITED WAY, PARTNERS GARNER $23.3 MILLION FOR LOCAL FAMILIES

Over $23 million in tax refunds were returned to local families, thanks to the Regional Volunteer Tax Assistance Collaborative which provides free tax preparation services and Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) outreach. Collaborative partners include United Way of Greater Cincinnati, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program, the Ohio Benefit Bank and the Internal Revenue Service.

More than 21,000 returns were prepared for local families at 93 sites across Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana – a 6 percent increase over last year.   Read more here  and here

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TAX DEADLINE IS APRIL 18- HOWEVER, MOST VITA SITES CLOSE APRIL 9


 

Tax Sites 2016

Tax sites are now open.  Click here for times, locations and other details.

Click here for information on what to bring to a tax site.

Click here for help doing your own taxes online from home!

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TEAM FAFSA

TEAM FAFSA helps families and students file for financial aid to make post-secondary education affordable.    Check out events throughout February and March to help you START HERE   GET THERE.


In the media:

SOAPBOX Story:  United Way leads effort for Earned Income Tax Credit awareness via free tax prep


EITC VICTORY

In December 2015, Congress acted to make enhancements to the Earned Income Credit permanent.  This was the result of extensive advocacy.  What a victory for working families!