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Executive Director Ken Regal’s statement on the federal government shutdown.
On April 15, our 12th season of free tax help for low-income households came to a close. This season was another huge success. But don’t take our word for it – check out what our clients have to say.
Training for new and returning tax client greeters.
To learn more about tax client greeters, visit http://www.justharvest.org/get-involved/volunteer/tax-season-volunteer-opportunities/
To RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Every year – thanks to many, many dedicated volunteers – we help a few thousand low-income families access several million dollars in tax credits. Those numbers keep going up every year, because every year we have more volunteers!
Want to do your own tax return for free? Go to My Free Taxes to electronically file your federal and state return free of charge. Individuals and families earning up to $57,000 are eligible. As an extra bonus, using the link below to file your taxes can help Just Harvest with future grant funding! Visit www.myfreetaxes.com/uwac
Tax season 2013 wrapped up April 15 – and what a busy one it was this year! Many thanks to our volunteers who donated over 4,300 hours to make this year such a success! As a lead organization in the United Way of Allegheny County’s Money in Your Pocket Coalition, Just Harvest operated four volunteer […]
With only two weeks left in our “Give Paychecks a Boost” campaign, Just Harvest tax preparers have completed over 1200 Federal tax returns free of charge, with clients receiving over $2.5 million dollars in refunds! The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is responsible for over half of the refund amount, “making work pay” for hundreds […]
By Ken Regal, Co-Director of Just Harvest Many of us have just received or will soon be receiving a “tax rebate” check from the federal government as a part of the Economic Stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by President Bush earlier this year. My question is why do we so readily accept the […]
Last week, refunds received by Just Harvest’s clients hit the $600,000 mark! This is a tremendous benefit to Allegheny County’s low- and moderate-income workers, and a terrific economic boost to the Pittsburgh area! Thanks again to all our hard-working tax preparers and volunteers. On Monday, Feb. 11, we’ll finally be able to begin submitting returns […]