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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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Take Charge of Your Finances in 2018

Posted January 23, 2018

Take a Class with New Ventures Maine! Introduction to Self-Employment Webinar 2/1 12:00-1:00 p.m. Online Introduction to Self-Employment 4/10 6:00-8:00 p.m. Messalonskee High School Budgeting Basics 5/17 6:00-8:00 p.m. Waterville Senior High School Clean Up Your Credit 5/24 6:00-8:00 p.m. Waterville Senior High School Questions? Contact Jean Dempster at [email protected] or 207-621-3434 Read more

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Meet Your Money Goals in 2018 with New Ventures Maine

Posted January 11, 2018

Sign up today for a free class near you! Introduction to Self-Employment 1/17, 2/21/ 3/21 9:00-11:00 a.m. CareerCenter, Augusta Tax Readiness for the Self-Employed Webinar 1/18 12:00-1:00 p.m. Online My Money Works Webinar 1/18-2/8 6:30-7:30 p.m. Online Work for Yourself at 50+ Webinar 1/22 10:00-11:30 a.m. Online Budgeting Basics 2/27 4:30-6:00 p.m. Gardiner Area High School My Money… Read more

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Tax prep volunteer puts minds at ease

Posted February 28, 2017

Longtime L-A CA$H volunteer Monica Lee sits at the Lewiston Memorial Armory recently during a daily tax preparation session.   Lee, who has been assisting residents with taxes for 10 years, says the program helps people “ease their mind.”  Written by Andrew Rice and published in the Sun Journal on February 20, 2017.  Not many… Read more

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Thomas College Students Volunteer for Central Maine CA$H Coalition

Posted January 13, 2017

Thomas College students are volunteering at the Central Maine CA$H VITA tax clinics again this tax season. This is a win-win for Central Maine community members and for Thomas College students.  Area residents will get their taxes prepared for free by reliable volunteers. Thomas students will gain valuable training and experience as certified volunteer tax preparers. The… Read more

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Free Tax Prep. in Augusta

Posted January 3, 2017

Capital Area CA$H VITA tax clinics will take place on Tuesday evenings in February and March 2017. You may qualify to have your taxes prepared for free if your household income was less than $54,000 in 2016. Learn if you qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit and/or Child Tax Credit. Use direct deposit for a faster refund…. Read more

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Midcoast CA$H seeks volunteers

Posted September 23, 2016

Gene Wiemers helping Ruth Mueller with her 2015 taxes.   Last year, Midcoast CA$H helped return more than $730,000 in federal refunds and an  additional $174,917 in Maine State refunds to taxpayers who needed to pay bills, mortgages, buy food, heating fuel, start a savings account or save for an education – all for free. … Read more

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Aroostook CA$H Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award

Posted June 20, 2016

  The United Way of Aroostook (UWA) recently held their annual meeting in Presque Isle. Funding and awards were presented to  18 local organizations.  Aroostook CA$H was one of the local organizations who received an award. “Each year the UWA selects one individual to be our volunteer of the year based primarily on service to… Read more

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Ways to Make the Most of Your Refund

Posted May 9, 2016

Tax season is over and for those who received a tax refund the question is what to do with that refund. Many tax filers already know what they will do with their refund such as paying down debt, bringing past due bills current, other individual financial needs, etc. Saving some of your refund can be… Read more