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

Join Us for EITC Awareness Day 2016!

Posted January 20, 2016

  Learn how the Earned Income Tax Credit benefits the people of Maine. Thank Legislators for making the Maine EITC refundable. Hear how CA$H Maine is helping empower Maine individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability through the Ready, Set, Save initiative. Compare where Maine stands on a national level through CFED Scorecard data…. Read more

Maine State House Hall of Flags 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Coffee & Resource Tables starting at 8:30) Cost: Free
Buildings in a downtown area.

Eastern CA$H to Offer Virtual VITA Drop Off

Posted January 20, 2016

Eastern Maine CA$H will be offering several locations this year that will be Virtual VITA drop off sites. A drop off site allows customers to drop off their tax return documents on certain days and come back another day to receive their completed return. The following locations in Washington County will be offering this service:… Read more

Photo of fish river falls in spring.

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

Field in Aroostook County at Sunset

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

Volunteers helping at MidCoast Maine CA$H tax preparation site.

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