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2:57 PM / Thursday April 2, 2020

22 Jan 2011

Washington to offer free tax planning seminar and tax preparation services

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January 22, 2011 Category: Local Posted by:

State Sen. LeAnna Washington (D-Montgomery/Philadelphia) will be teaming with the Financial Freedom Network to present a series of free Tax Planning Seminars and Tax Preparation Services.

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“Tax preparation can be quite a daunting task,” Washington said. “That is why I am pleased to offer these information seminars and tax preparation services to help those in need of guidance.”

 

Thane C. Martin, Certified Public Accountant, will be on hand to teach:

 

  • Strategies to Reduce Your Tax Burden
  • What It Means to Be “Audited by the IRS”
  • What Deductions You Qualify For
  • How Filing for Bankruptcy Affects your Taxes & More

 

For those who have already filed their 2010 taxes, there will be information on how to save money in the future. For constituents from low-income households, there will be an IRS-trained tax preparer on hand to help file their taxes for free. There is limited seating for these events. To make a reservation for the Tax Planning Seminar and/or schedule tax preparation services, constituents are urged to contact Sen. Washington’s office at 215-242-0472.

 

The events are scheduled for the following dates and times:

 

Saturday, January 29

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Reformation Lutheran Church

1215 E. Vernon Road

Philadelphia, PA 19150

 

Saturday, February 19

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Upper Room Church

7236 Ogontz Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19138

 

Saturday, March 5

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Mt. Airy Church of God and Christ

6401 Ogontz Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19138

 

As an ongoing courtesy to seniors and low-income constituents, Sen. Washington’s District Offices will have an IRS-trained tax preparer available weekly beginning Monday, January 31, to help prepare and file taxes for free.

 

To qualify for free services constituents must be 65 years or older, from low-income households (No stock transactions, profit or loss statements, rental income or business income).

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