The Boston Tax Help Coalition provides free tax preparation to approximately 10,000 area residents each year. But what’s it like to sit down with one of the Coalition’s IRS-trained tax preparers?
The Boston Tax Help Coalition on Friday launched its 20th season of free tax services, which will include both in-community and remote tax preparation for Boston residents who earn $60,000 or less.
In her welcome to Boston Public Schools (BPS) students outside City Hall Thursday, Disabilities Commissioner Kristen McCosh encouraged them to “learn a lot, ask a lot of questions” of the banks and credit unions that had come to meet with
Mayor Martin J. Walsh’s Boston Tax Help Coalition and other community partners yesterday encouraged Boston residents to take advantage of free tax preparation services available at more than 30 sites across the Boston area. The services help residents who earn
The Boston Tax Help Coalition kicked off its eighteenth season of free tax preparation services with the help of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and community partners at a launch event held Tuesday at the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment. The
Here’s a riddle: How does the Boston Tax Help Coalition prepare approximately 13,000 tax returns – for free – each year? The short answer is: Volunteers. Lots of them. And this tax season, there’s a new volunteer coordinator to make that
During the tax season, the Boston Tax Help Coalition administered the Financial Check-Up, a light touch strategy, one-on-one financial assessment tool that provides a City of Boston resident with the opportunity to review his or her credit report with a trained
Alan Gentle was in his office, chipping away at the administrative details of his staff’s financial work – when the phone rang. It was the Boston Municipal Research Bureau calling with exciting news: Gentle had been selected as one of
The seventeenth season of free tax preparation services for Boston residents kicked off yesterday with a launch event at Codman Square Health Center celebrated by Mayor Martin Walsh, the Boston Tax Help Coalition, and key community partners. Residents earning $54,000
A key wedge driving the gap between Boston’s affluent and low- and middle-income residents is credit. While good credit opens the door to low-cost loans, poor or no credit can make innumerable life transactions more expensive, from car loans to