As of today, Philly311 agents will begin to answer questions relating to the Campaign for Working Families, the organization that provides free financial and resource-building services such as tax preparation, among others.
Since 2010, Philly311 has helped connect customers with the Campaign for Working Families. Around this time of year, Philly311 receives an increase of questions regarding the free financial services the organization provides. From January 24th through April 15th, 2013, free tax sites will be open throughout Philadelphia, offering e-filing, direct deposit, FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) completion, among other services. (You can find a list of the tax sites here.)
Here are a few of the FAQ’s received by Phill311 regarding the Campaign for Working Families:
What is the Campaign for Working Families CWF?
CWF seeks improve the economic status of working people in Philadelphia by providing free tax preparation services to ensure that all eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit are in receipt of the credit.
Who prepares the taxes?
Taxes are prepared by volunteers who are IRS-trained and certified to make sure customers get the maximum refund. For more information, go to www.cwfphilly.org
What do I need to bring with me to have my taxes prepared?
- Any tax form showing income, including W2 and 1099
- Social Security Cards for taxpayer and all dependents
- State-issued photo ID
- Voided check or Bank deposit card
- Child care provider information, including Social Security number or EIN
For more information about the Campaign for Working Families, visit its website or call 3-1-1.