CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

Nationallly, 20% of EITC-eligible workers overlook the credit and miss out on cash back at tax time. We're working to ensure that 100% of eligible Mainers receive this vital tax break. Cash Maine. Creating Assets, Savings & Hope.

EITC Awareness Day State House Event

Posted January 22, 2016

The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is one of our nation’s most powerful anti-poverty programs. Maine is one of 26 states to offer an EITC of its own to complement the federal credit. Join us on Tuesday, 1/26 to learn more about how the EITC helps low-wage workers, and the steps our state has… Read more

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Free Tax Prep in Houlton

Posted January 19, 2016

Free tax prep will be available at the Houlton Higher Education Center  at 18 Military St on the following Saturdays during tax season. February 27 March 19  April 2. Call United Way of Aroostook at 207-764-5197 to schedule an appointment. Read more

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Free Virtual Tax Prep in Fort Kent

Posted January 19, 2016

Free Virtual Tax Site will be made available at the Blake Library – University of Maine at Fort Kent this tax season. We will have a volunteer at the site Feb. 11, February 25, March 10 & March 24. The site will be open on the above dates:  12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.   Please bring… Read more

Midcoast CA$H Offers Free Tax Prep

Posted January 14, 2016

United Way of Mid Coast Maine is a lead in for the Midcoast CA$H Coalition in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Northern New England and New Ventures Maine (formerly Women, Work and Community). Midcoast CA$H is a partnership of community leaders including: Bath Housing Authority; Bath Savings Institution; Bowdoin College; CEI; Davenport Trust; First Federal… Read more

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Western CA$H Phone Lines Are Now Open for Free Tax Prep

Posted January 11, 2016

Local IRS-Certified volunteers at last year’s tax site assist individuals with their taxes as part the Western Maine CA$H Coalition. This year free taxes will once again be prepared at 301 Roberts Learning Center on the University of Maine at Farmington campus. Western Maine CA$H Coalition Offers Free Tax Preparation in Greater Franklin County and Helps… Read more

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Volunteers Need: All Hands on Deck!

Posted December 4, 2015

  Capital Area CA$H is looking for volunteers for the 2016 Tax Season to assist low and middle income individuals and families with free tax preparation and financial coaching that will help them “sail into savings!” With our partners, United Way of Kennebec Valley, AARP, University of Maine at Augusta, KeyBank, New Ventures Maine, and… Read more

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Tax Season is Right Around the Corner

Posted December 3, 2015

Tax season is fast approaching so keep an eye on your mail. You should be receiving your required tax documents in the next couple of months. Look out for: W-2 (wage income) 1099-R (retirement income) 1095-A/B/C (proof of insurance) Various other wage documents Also make sure you have identification documents current and ready: Your social… Read more

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Steve Curtis Named Spirit of Service Award Recipient!

Posted December 3, 2015

Steve Curtis, Volunteer Tax  Preparer, has been selected as the 2015 York County Spirit of Service Award recipient.  Steve has been volunteering with York County CA$H for 14 years and gave over 650 hours of service last tax season.  Steve serves as our Site Coordinator in the Sanford office and trains other volunteer tax preparers…. Read more