News & Announcments
Now taking appointments for FREE TAX PREPARATION

 

We are now accepting appointments for the 2014 tax season!  If you would like to schedule an appointment, please look at the list of sites HERE.

For appointments at the Brewer Machias Savings Bank, the Newport Town Office, or if you would like to make an appointment for Super Saturday at the Airport Mall please give us a call at (207)-941-2800, or you can schedule your own appointment here!

FOR ALL OTHER LOCATIONS: please refer to this list of sites, and contact the site you wish to visit individually. Phone numbers and addresses are listed in this document.

Be sure to check out these tax resources at Pine Tree Legal for more information about the Affordable Care Act, Earned Income Tax Credit and more!

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Are you leaving money on the table? Get your income taxes prepared for free!

Looking for a way to increase your income? Stop paying to get your taxes prepared, and find out if you qualify for tax credits that you didn’t know you qualified for.

Get your income taxes prepared for free by IRS-certified tax preparers! Once you receive all of your income tax statements (such as W-2′s) dial 2-1-1 and get connected to a tax site near you.

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Want to help?

You can help by:

1. Getting the word out. Know someone who would love free tax preparation? Let them know that they can call 2-1-1 Maine to set up an appointment with us.

2. Volunteering! There’s always room for more helping hands. Are you comfortable with numbers with computers? Or do you have a bright smile to greet people? We have a spot for you! Please call United Way of Eastern Maine at 941-2800 or visit the website. You might also be interested in Volunteers of Maine.

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What to Bring to Tax Appointment

What To Bring To FREE Tax Preparation Appointment:

Both People Filing (if filing jointly) – we need both signatures!

Valid Picture I.D. (such as: student ID, driver’s license, government ID).

• Copy of last year’s federal and state tax return.

Copies of ALL W-2, 1098, 1099 forms and the amount of other income received by you and your spouse (just you, if single).

Social Security card(s) for you, your spouse, and any others to be shown on the tax return (not just SS numbers!).

• If applicable, bring proof of Social Security statements, college tuition and expenses, property taxes or rent paid, broker statements, mortgage interest, charitable donations, car and other exise taxes, medical expenses, or bank interest.

• Child care provider’s address and tax identification number for Child/Dependent Care Credit.

• YOU CAN DIRECT DEPOSIT YOUR REFUND! Proof of account number for direct deposit is needed. ALSO, be sure you have the correct financial institution routing number for the account in which you wish to deposit funds.

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Homebuyer Classes

HoMEworks educators and HUD approved Housing Counseling agencies

The HoMEworks goal is to provide a standardized, comprehensive homeownership education program to be delivered by a network of industry professionals in neutral environments throughout Maine.

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FDA Accounts! Go to school, buy a home, or start a business

Family Development Account Coalition – Matched Savings Program — FDAs

The FDA Program enables low-income families to establish savings accounts that will be used to buy a home, pay for education, or start or expand a small business. Participating families establish a savings account to be used toward their identified goal. Matched Savings Programs enhance the money you earn through employment by matching your participant dollars at a 4:1 ratio.  For a program description: Click here

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