CA$H Maine

Creating Assets, Savings & Hope

Do You Qualify?

In order to qualify for free tax preparation services, you must meet all of the criteria below.

  • Your household’s combined income for the year is $58,000 or less.
  • You didn’t have any unusual types of income or expenses, such as rental property, farm income, or self-employment with more than $35,000 in expenses.
  • No one in the household lived or worked outside of Maine in 2021.
  • You or your spouse were not active military in 2021.
  • No one in your household is a foreign student, teacher or trainee in the US on a F, J, M or Q visa

Don’t qualify? Check out AARP or MyFreeTaxes.

What Kind of Help are You Looking For?

In-person Tax Preparation Assistance

Scan & Go, Drop & Go or Car-side Appointments

You will bring your tax documents to a Tax Site location where they will be scanned and returned to you. An IRS-certified tax preparer will prepare your taxes at a different time and call you if they have questions or if additional information is needed. You will return to the tax site at a time determined later pick up your tax documents.

In-person Appointments (very limited availability)

Only a few sites across the state are offering this type of appointment. Please keep in mind that In-person appointments may be converted to Scan and Go appointments for health and safety reasons.

 

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Fully-remote Online Tax Assistance (No Appointment Required)

GetYourRefund Remote Tax Assistance

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 a trained, IRS-certified volunteer from your area will prepare and double-check your tax return to make sure it is correct before filing. Everything will happen online—even signing and filing your taxes.

 

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

Trusted, Local, Free!

If you, or your household, made $58,000 or less in 2021, get your income taxes prepared for free by IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers!

Once you receive tax statements from all income received in 2021, contact one of the CA$H Coalitions for FREE tax preparation.

Are you getting all the credits that you are eligible for?

Find out if you qualify for tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit and the Child Tax Credit. You may be eligible to receive up to $6,728!

Many Maine residents are eligible for the Maine Property Tax Fairness Credit (PTFC) and the Maine Sales Tax Fairness Credit (STFC)

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

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2021 Advance Child Tax Credit

Posted July 14, 2021

Watch this video with information about the Advance Child Tax Credit from the Economic Security Project. If you are a parent, there is a very good chance you’re about to receive money in monthly payments for every child you have that is 17 years of age or younger. If you are thinking, “What!?” or “Really?”,… Read more