News Service Category: Financial

What Do I Need to Know to Get Started on My Taxes?

In this bilingual explainer, NBC10 Boston and Telemundo NI break down what you need to know to get started on your taxes, including where to go if you need some help It’s tax season, and as paperwork starts coming in knowing exactly what you need to file can save you time and frustration. First of all, it’s important to know if you’re…

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It’s All About Community

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ABCD is Offering FREE Tax Preparation for Melrose Residents Who Earned up to $60,000 Last Year

Qualifying residents are urged to call ABCD to schedule an in-person appointment. Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) urges all residents of Mystic Valley, including Melrose residents, and Boston who earned $60,000 or less in 2022 to schedule a FREE in-person tax prep appointment TODAY at one of their neighborhood sites by calling 617-348-6329 or visiting bostonabcd.org/tax. ABCD is a co-founder of the Boston Tax Help…

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Free Tax Preparation for Boston and Mystic Valley Residents Offered

Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) urges all residents of Boston and the Mystic Valley who earned $60,000 or less in 2022 to schedule a FREE in-person tax prep appointment  at one of our neighborhood sites by calling 617-348-6329 or visiting bostonabcd.org/tax. ABCD is a co-founder of the Boston Tax Help Coalition, a public-private collaboration with the City of Boston,…

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Comienza la temporada de impuestos

El lunes inicia oficialmente la temporada de preparación de impuestos y realizar su declaración, podría salirle gratis este año, si cumple con ciertos requisitos. Para más información de dónde encontrar estos recursos en su comunidad visite este enlace. WATCH NOW

Free tax preparation starts Jan. 30 for residents earning up to $60,000

Call ABCD to schedule an appointment!Pay off debt, add to your savings with a lump-sum tax return payment (BOSTON, MA) — ABCD (Action for Boston Community Development) urges all residents of Boston and the Mystic Valley who earned $60,000 or less in 2022 to schedule a FREE in-person tax prep appointment TODAY at one of our neighborhood sites by calling…

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Fuel Assistance Benefit Levels Increased to $2,200

Apply today! WHAT: At the urging of ABCD and other Community Action Agencies, more LIHEAP funding is now available to people in need this winter. The maximum benefit level has been increased to $2,200, from $1,600 which will help struggling families, individuals and elders to make it through the harsh winter season. ABCD continues to accept new applications for Fuel…

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ABCD Thanks Corporate Sponsors and Generous Individuals for Supporting the Winter Fund:<br>Seeks Donations for Children, Elders and Families in Need This Winter and Holiday Season

Toy distribution begins December 16th! (Boston, MA) – ABCD’s Winter Fund is seeking cash as well as in-kind donations toward Fuel and Housing Assistance, holiday toys, winter clothing and food to help under-resourced and under-represented individuals and families across Greater Boston who are in need this winter season. A partial list of Winter Fund donors include: Encore Boston, Environments at…

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New Fuel Assistance Applications Accepted

November 1, 2022 ABCD urges Greater Boston residents to confirm their eligibility. More families may qualify for help with fuel costs than what may be realized! WHAT:            ABCD is accepting new applications for Fuel Assistance. Electric and gas prices have recently skyrocketed, along with inflation. Families at most income levels are struggling to keep up…

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Heating Worries Mount Amid Growing Costs

This week, a gallon of home heating oil in Massachusetts sold on average for $5.71 a gallon. Last year at this time, it was $3.30 a gallon – that’s a 73% increase “It’s a very, very high bill.” Shirlee Thurston’s latest heating oil bill is a frightening prospect only weeks before Halloween and the arrival of the winter months. “Close…

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