Our privacy policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. Dismiss

Can You Afford FREE Tax Filing Prep?

Feb. 23, 2013

It’s tax time and did you know that 60 percent of taxpayers use professional tax preparers when filing? Still, many people miss this opportunity because they simply can’t afford to pay a professional. Well, help is here for low-to-moderate income families.

Ways to Work WOW (Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington Counties) and La Casa de Esperanza have partnered to serve the community with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and tools to help clients attain and sustain financial self-sufficiency. VITA Professionals are onsite now through April 15th at La Casa, 410 Arcadian Avenue, to provide FREE federal and state income tax return preparation and filing along with a free credit report.

Representatives from Ways to Work WOW will offer resources to help filers use their tax refunds wisely with, for example, an option to establish (or re-establish) credit through an educational process that leads to an affordable, character-based loan for a reliable used vehicle.

The VITA program is made possible through the support of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and the Internal Revenue Service.

To schedule a VITA appointment with La Casa, please call (262) 832-1534. (Walk-Ins are welcome.)

To learn more about the Ways to Work WOW program, please contact 1.855.WtW.LOAN or www.wtwloan.org.

Community Watch

» Waukesha police report: June 2, 2016 issue 5/27

» Farmer's Daughter Collection in Waukesha makes cultural connection 5/27

» Waukesha School District lauds change in food service provider Updated:  5/27

» Allô! Chocolat owners seek sweet deal for downtown Waukesha business 5/27

» Family of Milwaukee man killed by Walworth County deputy seeks answers 5/26

» Retzer Nature Center locked down May 25 due to attempted suicide 5/26

» Reconstruction of Tenny Avenue in Waukesha prompts short-term closure of nearby intersection 5/25

» Ex-Waukesha man accused of reckless homicide in heroin overdose death Updated:  5/24

» Initial Reaction: Talking with star Waukesha soccer players Dani Rhodes, Emily Cervantes Updated:  5/24

» Blair Innovation Flair creates challenges for all to share 5/23

» Construction won't stop Waukesha's annual Memorial Day festivities 5/23

» Waukesha police report: May 26, 2016 issue 5/23

» Greats Lakes panel approves Waukesha water application with conditions 5/23

» Q&A with Jody Landish, Waukesha schools' new assistant superintendent 5/23

» Old Waukesha reform school will be razed, not reused Updated:  5/20

» Man flown to hospital after attempted suicide in Waukesha 5/20

» Sodexo to dismiss 78 employees after losing Waukesha School District contract 5/19

» Great Lakes group backs Waukesha lake water diversion Updated:  5/18

» Waukesha decides Gaspar will remain a two-way street 5/18

» Five places to swim and sun in Waukesha County this summer 5/18

» Reckless driver injured after crashing into semi truck in Waukesha 5/18

» Waukesha Town Board decides to play ball again with Five Diamonds Updated:  5/18

» Reckless driver plows into truck in Waukesha 5/17

» Initial Reaction Podcast: A chat with award-winning sportscaster Dennis Krause Updated:  5/17

» Decision on Waukesha's water application delayed pending more talks 5/16

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Best Summer Ever

 

We've made it easy for you to get out and go this summer. From hitting the trails for a bike ride or walk, to where to find beer gardens in the area, to the best places to swim in Waukesha County to the best summer drinks and summer reads, check out our 2016 summer guide.

Advertisement

Advertisement

CONNECT    

Advertisement