FREE TAX PREP
Food Bank’s Tax Assistance Program provides low-income New Yorkers with free tax preparation services, helping them get the refunds and credits to which they are entitled. This includes the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which alone can be worth up to $8,852 for families. You earned it, Food Bank will help you claim it. Appointments open now! You are eligible for free tax prep if you earned $56,000 or less with dependents or $30,000 or less with no dependents.
Tax season starts January 27th and sites will remain open through April 15. For more information and to make an appointment, visit: https://www.foodbanknyc.org/taxhelp/.
LET MELS EXPLAIN NEW TAX ACT CHANGES
WEDNESDAY FEB. 26 at 5:30 pm: The Municipal Employees Legal Services (MELS) tax workshop at 420 West 45th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues). Learn about Tax Act changes such as earned income credit, child tax credit, education credit, affordable care act requirements, standard and itemized deductions, elimination of deductions, benefits available on your New York State return and more. Seating is limited. To attend register or call 212- 815-1111. Please bring your union ID.