Free Tax Preparation Help this Friday


Below are two programs fhtat may be of benefit to you

Hop on the e-Bus in Costa Mesa for free tax return preparation

Tax Day is April 15th and I’ve partnered with the Orange County United Way to provide resources to help you file your state and federal income taxes. If you make under $60,000/year or are over 62, you qualify to receive free tax return preparation.

The CalEITC/VITA e-Bus will be in Costa Mesa from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 1st providing free tax return preparation. The e-Bus will be parked at the Costa Mesa Senior Center at 695 W 19th St, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. For an appointment, call 888-434-8248.

The e-Bus, equipped with computer workstations, will be staffed with IRS-certified Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) preparers, who will complete simple returns and check to see if you qualify for refunds and cash-back state and/or federal Earned Income Tax Credits (EITC).

Through the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and the companion federal EITC, families can boost their refund by hundreds or even thousands of dollars. To check if you qualify for the California Earned Income Tax Credit please visit https://caleitc4me.org/earn-it/

Unclaimed Property – Find lost money!

There’s a chance you may have unclaimed property that has been sent to the State for safekeeping. Find out using this link so you can claim your missing property. Common types of unclaimed property are bank accounts, stocks, bonds, uncashed checks, insurance benefits, wages, and safe deposit box contents. Find out today if the Controller is protecting property in your name. Claim your property here: https://ucpi.sco.ca.gov/CPU/Default.aspx

Save the Date

Save the date: I hope you’ll join me for ‘Coffee with Cottie’ on Saturday, March 23rd at 9 a.m. at the Costa Mesa Fire Station1: 1570 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Please continue sending me invitations for upcoming events! You can submit invitations directly through my website.

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Yours faithfully,
Cottie Petrie-Norris
California State Assemblywoman, AD74

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