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Put more money in your own pocket this year with tax credits and free tax help. If you did not apply for tax credits last year when you filed your income taxes, don't miss out this year on money that could be yours! Find free tax help and information right here.

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Earned Income Tax Credit


Child Tax Credit

Tax Deductions for Homeowners

Saving Bonds

Now you can buy U.S. Saving Bonds with your tax refund. Read more information

Split Refunds

Split your direct deposit refund among two or three different accounts. Read more information

Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN)

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Low Income Tax Payer Clinics (LITPC)

LITPC ensure the fairness and integrity of the tax system by educating low income taxpayers  about their rights and responsibilities, by providing pro bono representation to taxpayers in tax disputes with the IRS, by conducting outreach and education to taxpayers who speak english as a second language, and by identifying and advocating  for issues that impact low income taxpayers. Read more information

Health Coverage Tax Credits

Do you need help paying for health insurance? The Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) is a federal tax credit that can pay for 65 percent of health insurance premiums for you and your family. Read more information

Individual Development Accounts (IDA)

Save for a new home, repair the one you have, or pay off a long-term debt by working with a bank, corporation, or nonprofit organization. They may double your money by matching your contribution.

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Tax Tips
Free Tax Help

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA). Offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $40,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. To locate the nearest VITA site, call (800) 829-1040.

Tax Counseling for the Elderly. Provides free tax help to people age 60 and older. Call (800) 829-1040 for more info.


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