Tax Preparation and Taxpayer Assistance:
Maryland CASH Campaign through its partners offers free tax preparation for those earning under $54,000 annually. For tax site information, visit: http://mdcash.org/free-tax-preparation/info-for-taxpayers/free-tax-prep-locations/
Need help finding the nearest free tax preparation program? Click here for a full listing of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs. http://irs.treasury.gov/freetaxprep/
Already completed a federal tax return and just need to have a Maryland tax return prepared? The Comptroller of Maryland can prepare and electronically file Maryland state returns at their offices. http://taxes.marylandtaxes.com/Resource_Library/Taxpayer_Assistance/Free_Income_Tax_Preparation.shtml
Questions about a Maryland tax return? The Comptroller of Maryland can help. http://taxes.marylandtaxes.com/Resource_Library/Taxpayer_Assistance/
Do you need help resolving a tax issue and cannot afford tax representation? A Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) may be able to offer assistance. https://www.irs.gov/advocate/low-income-taxpayer-clinics/low-income-taxpayer-clinic-income-eligibility-guidelines
Facing a tax problem that you cannot seem to work through with the IRS? Contact the Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independent organization within the IRS that works to ensure that every taxpayer is treated fairly, and that taxpayers know and understand their rights. https://www.irs.gov/advocate/local-taxpayer-advocate
Free and low-cost financial education classes are available through the Maryland CASH Academy. These classes are offered throughout the state to all Maryland residents. Register online at www.MDCASHacademy.org.
Financial coaching provides financial education, encouragement, and support to people who want help finding success with their financial goals. MD CASH is currently operating a program using MyBudgetCoach software with a network of partners. Visit this site for more information: http://mdcashacademy.org
For more information, call 410-528-8006 or visit www.mdcash.org.
SOURCE: Maryland CASH Campaign