Internal Revenue Service

Free tax preparations offered to Marylanders who earn less than $55,000

Free tax preparations offered to Marylanders who earn less than $55,000

Marylanders who earned less than $55,000 in 2018 may be able to get free tax preparation at one of 45 sites across the state.

The CASH campaign kicked off Monday, the day the Internal Revenue Service began accepting tax returns. The campaign, which stands for Creating Assets, Savings and Hope, is in its 18th year.

More than 700 IRS-certified volunteers work with clients to prepare and electronically file federal and state returns. They also offer clients financial coaching, such as helping them open savings accounts or buy savings bonds.

“It means everything to people that this be done properly,” said Rep. John Sarbanes, a Baltimore County Democrat. “We know there are...

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