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With tax season fast approaching, you will begin to see offers for loans that allow anticipated tax refunds as collateral. Be wary of these short term loans as they often have extremely high interest rates and require you have your tax return prepared by the original lender for an additional fee. Below are some tips that will help you avoid common pitfalls and choose a reputable tax preparer.
In partnership with the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program, ACFB’s Atlanta Prosperity Campaign (APC) provides FREE tax preparation services for households with incomes of $49,000 or less at over 40+ sites in 12 metro Atlanta counties. To learn more, please visit http://www.atlantaprosperity.org/services.
-Cicely Garrett, VITA Program Manager
The Atlanta Prosperity Campaign (APC), an initiative of the Atlanta Community Food Bank, started in 2007, in partnership with the IRS. The campaign manages 45+ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites in 12 metro-Atlanta counties offering FREE tax preparation to working families and individuals with household earnings of $49,000 or less. Since 2007, APC VITA sites have served more than 50,000 metro-Atlantans and helped deliver over $66 million in state and local refunds! To learn more about this FREE tax preparation service, please visit www.atlantaprosperity.org.