EDUCATION AND LEARNING

Make the Most of Your Money Week: Free Tax Preparation and Financial Education

Posted Feb. 28, 2013, at 12:22 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 28, 2013, at 12:42 p.m.

Thursday, February 28 to Sunday, March 3, 2013; 5 p.m.

Location: United Way of Greater Portland, 1 Canal Plaza, Portland, Maine

Contact: Nicole; 207-874-1000

PORTLAND, Maine — Make the most of your money this week! File your federal and state income taxes for free and get connected to free financial education resources. February 28 at 5 p.m., March 1 at 5 p.m. and March 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHAT: Join us for FREE tax preparation; Maine Property Tax and Rent Refund application assistance; credit reports, unclaimed property search; housing assistance; and money management tools.

OPTION 1: File for free in person with an IRS-certified volunteer tax preparer. Income qualification: 2012 household income less than $51,000.

OPTION 2: File for free online. Go to www.myfreetaxes.com/maine. Income qualification: 2012 household income less than $57,000. Use of myfreetaxes.com/maine requires an active email address.

WHEN: February 26-28: 5-8 p.m. and March 2: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

HOW: Call 874-1000 for an appointment. ADA and interpreter accommodations available upon request.

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