Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Montgomery County Asset Building Coalition hosted its 2013 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
"You can write that off, did you know that?" It was a phrase used quite often by those that volunteered their time to prepare taxes for Montgomery County residents that could not afford assistance. The Montgomery County Asset Building Coalition hosted the 2013 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which in total saved residents more than $5 million, according to a report in the Times Herald. “Our total federal refunds totalled $3.4 million; our state refunds were $950,000, so the total refunds to taxpayers were $4,360,000. That’s a lot of money,” Harriet Winokur, MCABC’s coordinator, told the Herald. “It gets better. Our services saved taxpayers approximately $675,000 in fees, which is not additional money into their pockets, …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Willow Grove Community Development Corporation is offering free tax prep for anyone who makes under $51,000.
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Friday, February 1
The Willow Grove Community Development Corporation, located at 210 Cedar Ave., is offering free tax preperation service as tax season quickly approaches. Service is available by appointment on Tuesday's and Thursday's from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday's from 9 a.m. to noon. Call 215-366-5643 to schedule your appointment now. The free tax prep is available to everyone who's income is under $51,000. The taxes are prepared by IRS trained and certified volunteers. They will prepare federal income forms, state forms and local forms. Tax preparation usually takes approximately 1 hour, the forms can be e-filed and you can get your refund quickly with diect deposit. We are affiliated with the Montgomery County Asset Building Coalition.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The rapper, known for his Philadelphia roots, formerly owned a home on Steven Lane in Towamencin Township. Sigel, aka Dwight Grant, pleaded guilty to not filing income tax returns between 2003 and 2005
Philadelphia rapper Beanie Sigel, aka Dwight Grant, who used to own a home on Steven Lane in Towamencin Township until it went into foreclosure, has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to failing to pay income taxes between 2003 and 2005. Grant was ordered to report to prison on Sept. 12, 2012. The U.S. District Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has Grant listed with a Lansdale mailing address. Grant, 38, bought 1383 Steven Lane in Towamencin in February 2001 for $316,500, according to Montgomery County property records. It was bought by U.S. Bank N.A. in September 2010. According to a press release from the U.S. District Attorney, Grant pleaded guilty on August 9, 2011 to failing to file …
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Some tax returns are being affected by delays. Find out if yours is one of them
According to the Journal of Accountancy, the IRS announced at the end of December 2010 that certain taxpayers may not be able to file their tax returns until Feb. 14. Due to changes in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, such taxpayers will need to update some forms. Those updates mean that these taxpayers will have a delay in filing their returns. If you use Form 1040 or Schedule A, this change will affect you. “If you file a Schedule A to itemize your deductions, you could be affected by the delay. I wish I could be more specific, but they have not released any information on the specific [reason] that is causing the delay,” Michael Paolini, a CPA with clients in the Willow Grove area, …