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If you, or your household, made $57,000 or less in 2020, get your income taxes prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers!

Once you receive tax statements from all income received in 2020, contact one of the CA$H Coalitions for FREE tax preparation.

Income Tax Tip: Find out if you qualify for other tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit. You may be eligible to receive up to $6,557!

“This program has been very helpful for our family. Everyone does an excellent job, thanks!”   -Wade S.

Can’t find a location near you? Do your taxes at home.

Take a picture of your tax documents (or scan them) and securely send them to our tax preparers online through the GetYourRefund app.  A volunteer will contact you to get the process started and then one of our trained, IRS-certified volunteers will prepare and double-check your tax return to make sure it is correct before filing. Get a URL from your local tax site or upload your documents at this statewide URL after January 20th.

File your federal and state income taxes for free on your own unless you need Schedule C, Schedule D, or Schedule E at myfreetaxes.com/maine.

“The woman who helped me was wonderful. She was very helpful and informative. I had a great experience and will be back next year!” – Emily B.

Can't find a location? File for free with us at

getyourrefund.org

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Posted June 1, 2021

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Posted April 9, 2021

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