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Archive for January, 2012

Free tax prep services, Housing Preservation Grant funds available, and Weatherization for All.

Posted by neocaablogger on January 25, 2012

Tax Time Again. Learn if your eligible for FREE Tax preparation services and EITC can put up to $5,751 into the pockets of eligible taxpayers. But, taxpayers must file and claim the credit to receive it. Site locations and times are noted in our newsletter.

NEOCAA’s Housing department has some new HPG (Housing Preservation Grant) funds from the USDA for the city limits of Jay, Stilwell,
Tahlequah, and Commerce, and the school district of Kansas.For more information on the Housing program call 918 253 4683 ext. 140.

Save Energy, Save Money. ACES — Weatherization for everyone! Our new fee-for-service company has no restrictions on who it can serve.
It’s not just a good idea; it will save you money!

Download your copy of the newsletter today! http://neocaa.org/documents/NEOCAANEWSLETTER-1.pdf

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2012 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites for OK

Posted by neocaablogger on January 18, 2012

The VITA Program offers free tax help to low- to moderate-income (generally, $50,000 and below) people who cannot prepare their own tax returns. Trained community volunteers may help with special credits, such as Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and Credit for the Elderly or the Disabled. In addition to free tax return preparation assistance, most sites also offer free electronic filing (e-filing). Individuals taking advantage of the e-file program will receive their refunds in half the time compared to returns filed on paper – even faster when tax refunds are deposited directly into one’s bank account.

VITA sites are generally located at community and neighborhood centers, libraries, schools, shopping malls, and other convenient locations. Most locations also offer free electronic filing. To locate the nearest VITA site, call 1-800-906-9887 or view the attached file for OK locations.

2012 VITA Sites.xls.pdf

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2011-2012 Community Assessment

Posted by neocaablogger on January 6, 2012

NEOCAA releases the 2011-2012 Community Assessment. Visit our website, Facts page. Read the latest statistics here,
http://neocaa.org/documents/2011-12 Community Assessment.pdf.

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