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Five questions for ... Robin McKinney
Five questions for ... Robin McKinney

This is the busiest time of year for Robin McKinney. McKinney is the director and co-founder of the Maryland Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Campaign, which provides free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income households in the state. She also lobbies state lawmakers to improve the finances of Maryland consumers during the legislative session. McKinney was an early advocate for state regulation of tax preparers who are paid to fill out people's returns. For years, anyone in Maryland could set up a business to fill out returns, which is why Marylanders could find tax preparation services springing up at gas stations and psychics' shops during tax season. The...