The Boston Tax Help Coalition (BTHC) now has virtual options for you to complete your taxes. Tax filing deadlines are July 15, 2020, for both Federal and State returns: this includes individuals who are filing a 2019 return or anticipate
From the Boston Tax Help Coalition regarding COVID-19 Tax Sites
We regret that most of our tax sites have closed due to the escalating news surrounding the Coronavirus (Covid-19). We apologize for this inconvenience and hope we will be able to serve you soon. During this stressful time, you can
Santander Bank Supports Mayor Walsh’s Boston Office of Financial Empowerment with a $300,000 Grant
Santander Bank recently awarded a $300,000 grant to the Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) to support the Boston Tax Help Coalition (BTHC). This funding is supporting our tax program by paying for tax trainers and site coordinators, credit building
Try OFE’s new Retirement Planning Workshop!
The Office of Financial Empowerment’s (OFE) Asset Building Specialist has researched and designed a Retirement Planning pathway for Boston residents that can be accessed through workshops, an email information series, and brochures highlighting Retirement planning options. Many recent studies show
City encourages residents to use free tax services to save money
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
Join Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Tax Help Coalition for the 2020 Tax Launch
Mayor Martin J. Walsh invites you to kick off the 2020 Tax Season. Join the Boston Tax Help Coalition, the Action for Boston Community Development, Mayor Walsh, friends, partners and stakeholders to kick off the Coalition’s 19th tax season. Last
Special Thanks to SunTrust Foundation!
SunTrust Foundation Awards $50,000 Grant to Help Expand the Financial Check-Up The Mayor’s Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) is thrilled to announce a generous grant of $50,000 from the SunTrust Foundation to support the Boston Tax Help Coalition (BTHC). This
Volunteer Registration for Boston Tax Help Coalition for Tax Season 2020 is now OPEN!
Join us at the Boston Tax Help Coalition, a non-profit organization that assists Boston residents by maximizing the impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit and other tax credits through quality, free tax preparation and financial advising services. There are
Thank you for getting your Financial Check-Up!
In 2019, the Coalition served nearly 13,000 taxpayers. Four thousand forty-nine participated in a Financial Check-Up (FCU), a light touch advising session administered by trained volunteers at specific tax sites who serve as financial guides. Of this 4,049, 2,339 participated
BTHC Financial Summit for the Deaf Community
On July 20, 2019, the Boston Tax Help Coalition (BTHC) hosted a Financial Empowerment Summit for the Deaf Community, which grew out of its long-term commitment to providing free tax preparation to the deaf and hard of hearing, and was