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?
A new season of free tax services opens doors to crucial tax credits
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.
Youth with disabilities learn about banking options at City Hall meet-and-greet
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
Season of Free Tax Preparation Launches with New Services
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
New Program to Help Residents Boost Their Credit Scores
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
Thank You 2017 Volunteers!
The Boston Tax Help Coalition would like to thank the 424 Volunteers who dedicated their time during the 2017 tax season to prepare taxes and pull credit reports for FREE to City residents. Without their commitment and hard work, this free tax
Joanne Evans’ Retirement
Joanne Evans, BTHC Asset Building Program Coordinator, has officially retired on July 1, 2017. Joanne first begun her career with BTHC as a Assistant Site Tax Coordinator for the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment. She has then served as the Asset Building
Slideshow: Tax Day for Boston’s Deaf Community
The Boston Tax Help Coalition strives to make its free tax help services accessible to all who qualify, regardless of physical ability. This year, as in past years, the Coalition teamed up with community partners to provide high-quality tax services to the
Tax Day is April 18th
You get three extra days to gather your paperwork and file your tax return in 2017! The tax deadline is April 18, 2017. The following tax sites will be open on April 18th: Codman Square Health Center 450 Washington St.,
Be Like Victoria: Bring a Buddy to Get Your Taxes Done!
For years, Victoria has been coming to the Roxbury Center for Financial Empowerment to get her taxes done for free. “Everybody’s friendly and nice,” she said. “It’s worth it!” This Saturday, for example, her volunteer Boston Tax Help Coalition tax