Citizen Power

Today is Tax Day – the day when tax returns are due to the government. Truth be told, it’s not a day many of us look forward to. Like going to the dentist or skipping dessert, filing taxes is something we do because we have to, not because we want to. And yet there is…

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It’s “tax time,” when more than 150 million Americans need to begin preparing and filing tax returns for calendar year 2017. For many, tax preparation can feel like a big task and not necessarily one they relish. But for most, there are ways to make it easier, less time consuming and less expensive.   And, despite all…

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“In spite of all the complexity, the tax season can be a very powerful time to encourage individuals and families to review their finances and to commit to saving for the future,” said the Honorable Jovita Carranza, Treasurer of the United States, in her keynote remarks at the September 25th event Financial Empowerment and the…

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