PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller Franchot to Visit Baltimore CASH Campaign’s VITA Site at Enoch Pratt Library
Posted by James Ott Jr on 17th April 2017
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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites served 90,000 Baltimore residents in 2016

 

WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

WHAT:          Comptroller Franchot will visit the Baltimore CASH (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) Campaign’s VITA site at the downtown branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Tuesdayto thank volunteers for their hard work this tax season. The Baltimore CASH Campaign works to increase the financial security of low-income individuals and families by providing direct services, leading a coalition of partners made up of nonprofits, government and business.

Last year, Baltimore CASH Campaign VITA sites served 90,000 residents. The campaign expects to help working Baltimoreans who earned less than $54,000 in 2016 get more than $18 million in refunds and tax credits. There are 16 free tax preparation sites across Maryland, including 14 sites in Baltimore City.

WHEN:         

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

12:15 p.m.

WHERE:      

Enoch Pratt Free Library

400 Cathedral Street

Baltimore, MD, 21201


CONTACT:  Vicki Fisher 410-260-7816 (office), 443-534-6259 (cell)