CA$H Maine

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Reducing Stress At Tax Time

Posted May 21, 2018

WHO SAID TAX TIME HAS TO BE STRESSFUL?  NOT THIS TAX FILER! Wabanaki CA$H had a very busy tax season this year!  Wabanaki CA$H offered tax clinics in each of the four Wabanaki tribes in Maine – the Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot –  and also served individuals at the Four Directions Development Corporation Offices in… Read more

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A Student’s Success Story

Posted April 11, 2018

Benefiting from filing taxes University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) student Santa Havener did not know she could benefit from filing taxes. Santa knew she did not owe taxes, since her earnings came from a Work Study job on campus. However, a case manager at Augusta Housing urged her to file taxes and find out… Read more

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EITC Day at the Statehouse 2018

Posted January 26, 2018

Free Tax Assistance Helps Maine Residents Claim Their Full Refunds Thousands of Maine workers could overlook important federal tax benefits because they simply don’t know about them. They could miss out on an extra boost. To celebrate EITC Awareness Day CA$H Maine provided information at the Maine Statehouse Hall of Flags yesterday. “The Earned Income… Read more

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New Volunteers to be Opportunity Guides

Posted January 26, 2018

Aroostook County CASH is proud to be working with The County Federal Credit Union this year as part of their free tax preparation program. Last year the program’s Asset Organizer met with over 500 households at their tax sites. She helped taxpayers make the most of their money by connecting them to local resources and… Read more

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Helping Others by Preparing Taxes

Posted January 19, 2018

Western Maine CA$H is excited to honor one of our IRS-certified tax preparers! Kelli Lasko first heard about the Western Maine CA$H through a presentation done by the United Way of the Tri-Valley Area at her job at Franklin Savings Bank. She was looking for a volunteer opportunity and has always liked doing taxes (“crazy… Read more

The ACA Health Insurance Marketplace is Open

ACA Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Deadline Quickly Approaching: Dec. 15, 2017

Posted November 29, 2017

  Enroll or Re-Enroll: November 1 – December 15, 2017 If you purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace (healthcare.gov), don’t miss your chance to sign up. This year’s enrollment period is shorter than previous years. The deadline to enroll in a new plan or renew your current coverage is December 15, 2017.  After December… Read more

Siiri Stinson: Mother, Singer, Entrepreneur, and Volunteer!

Posted October 31, 2017

Getting started as a volunteer When Siiri was a student at the University of Maine at Farmington she learned about a local opportunity to be trained and certified to help community members with their taxes.  At the time she couldn’t participate due to scheduling conflicts.  When she graduated, however, she wanted to put her skills… Read more