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Have Your Taxes Professionally Prepared for Free at DotWell

DotWell, in partnership with the Boston EITC Coalition, will professionally prepare your taxes for FREE if you worked and earned less than $49,000 this year.


Free tax clinics begin Saturday, January 16, 2010 at the Codman Square Tech Center, 450 Washington Street, Dorchester, and at Dorchester House Multi-Service Center, 1353 Dorchester Avenue, Dorchester.


For more information, email Shauntell Foster, Fiscal Health Coordinator, or call 617-822-8171.

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617-822-8171 , Shauntell.Foster@Dotwell.org
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Lawmakers weigh gas tax proposal

Amid all the hubbub in the Commonwealth over Gov. Deval Patrick's proposed 19-cent hike in the gas tax - with some business organizations calling for a 25-cent raise, state senators calling for reforms first, revenue later, and other legislators calling for less, less, less - local transit advocates are calling for more, more, more for the state's public transportation. Meanwhile, most local lawmakers are leaning toward a smaller tax increase.  Read more

Some new relief is in the offing as Americans file 2008 taxes

By 
Carole Feldman, Associated Press
Mar. 5, 2009

If you're a first-time home buyer, victim of a natural disaster, or if you installed a small wind turbine in your backyard to generate electricity, you could find some tax relief when you file your 2008 return.

There also are new incentives to save for retirement, and some popular tax breaks have been renewed.

Start filling out your taxes, in fact, and you might find, "The IRS really gives me an opportunity to save some money this year,'' said Jeff Schnepper, MSN tax expert and author of books on taxes and finance.  Read more