Professional Help for Tax Time

Let’s face it…preparing tax forms has always been a challenge. Changing laws and rules make the process confusing and stressful. Tax professionals, however, can offer insight into the new laws and offer advice on how to get the most out of your income. Check out these options offered by local tax experts and take the worry out of doing your taxes this year.

VITA Tax Assistance Preparation Program

Free tax preparation assistance is being offered by the Bucks County Opportunity Council for low to middle income residents who qualify. People who earn $54,000 or less annually, senior citizens and individuals with limited English skills may be eligible.

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) has been working with residents in Bucks for nearly 15 years and has prepared more than 10,000 tax returns. Trained volunteers have been able to maximize credits and refunds as well as save families tax preparation fees charged by other preparers.

From now until tax due day, April 15, volunteers are available at four locations throughout Bucks County in Warminster, Levittown, Newtown and Quakertown. Limited hours are also available in Doylestown. Visit their full listing of locations, days and hours here.

Tax Webinar for Businesses

The recently passed tax reform law means changes for both individuals and businesses. SCORE of Bucks County is offering a free webinar on Tues., Feb. 27th from 1 to 2 pm to help you navigate the changes and protect your business’s bottom line.

How the New Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Impacts Your Small Business webinar will explore the details concerning corporate taxes, including adjustments to allowable business deductions and credits. Presenter and CPA Micah Fraim will also explain the changes in personal deductions and highlight little-known changes that will have long-term effects.

Register for this live tax-helps presentation on the SCORE events page or by clicking here.


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