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Baltimore Free Taxes

Maryland CASH Campaign.  Free tax preparation for low-income individuals, seniors and families across Maryland.

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Water Bill Assistance Programs

The Baltimore Department of Public Works offers several programs to assist qualifying customers who need bill adjustments and/or payment plans for financial assistance.  They also provide credit and fee exemptions for financial hardship.  Applications can be obtained in several ways, including calls to 311 or (410) 396-5398, online, at the Northwest Community Action Center, 3939 […]

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Benefits Data Trust

Benefits Data Trust works across the country to increase individuals’ access to benefits and services.The Maryland Benefits Center provides comprehensive benefits outreach and application assistance to help individuals apply for benefit programs that help them afford food, shelter, healthcare, and prescriptions. It also assists Marylanders in applying for the Food Supplement Program.

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Tax Services

The IRS offers help by computer, telephone and in person to find forms and publications, answer questions, and to find free tax preparation services. Free tax services are also available for the elderly, disabled, non-English speaking, and low income households. Contact: First Call for Help: 211 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA): 1-800-906-9887

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Jewish Community Services

Jewish Community Services, an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore, provides a broad range of services to meet the needs of individuals and families in the greater Baltimore community. Services include *Career Services *Counseling/Therapy *Senior Resources *Addiction Services *Big Brothers/Big Sisters *Prevention Education *Special Needs Services *Parenting Resources *Teen Outreach *Community Information […]

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Hebrew Free Loan Association of Baltimore

Provides interest-free loans to eligible Jewish individuals to promote economic self-sufficiency. Eligibility is determined by the following factors: a) Need money for a worthwhile purpose b) Unable to obtain a commercial loan c) Can repay the loan over a reasonable period of time d) Able to get co-guarantor(s) who own(s) property in the Baltimore metro […]

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Mesila

Mesila is an organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of financial stability and independence. Mesila works to promote the development of attitudes and habits that lead to financial stability, while providing the necessary guidance to create and implement realistic, long-term economic solutions.

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Renters’ Tax Credit

The Renter’s Tax Credit is a tax credit offered to limited income renters who meet certain requirements. Eligibility requires one to have income below certain limits and be either: * Persons age 60 or over OR * Persons who are 100% disabled OR *Persons who are under 60 that have one or more dependents under […]

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Homeowner’s Property Tax Credit

This credit is available to Maryland homeowners of any age whose property taxes exceed a fixed percentage of their incomes. The application and documents must be received by September 1 of each year.

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