[News Advisory] Third Annual “Taxathon,” 400+ Tax Returns and $700,000 in Tax Refunds Expected

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Prepare + Prosper launches tax season with 24-hour free tax prep marathon to result in taxpayers claiming Earned Income Tax Credit and Minnesota Working Family Credit Media Advisory/Photo-op Contact: Stacy Opitz, Prepare + Prosper, 651-262-2162,…

[News Release] File Your Taxes for Free at Prepare + Prosper

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Nonprofit offers free tax preparation and financial services during the 2018 tax season St. Paul – January 18, 2018 -- With tax season right around the corner, Prepare + Prosper (P+P) encourages low- and moderate-income individuals and families to…

[News Release] Prepare + Prosper Joins Minnesota’s Nonprofit Organizations Aligned Against Harmful Federal Tax Bill

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Media Contact: Stacy Opitz, Prepare + Prosper — 651-262-2162 Photos: Download photos of Prepare + Prosper’s tax and financial services St. Paul, MN (Dec. 12, 2017) – Minnesota’s nonprofit community, a sector that employs nearly 12 percent of…

Star Tribune: Mpls. Federal Reserve Workshop to Look at Financial Stresses on Low-Wage, Middle-Income Workers

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“Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, and others at the Federal Reserve, which traditionally has focused on inflation and unemployment data when thinking about interest rates, increasingly are looking at the…

MinnPost: Setting the Record Straight

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“While most Americans have put tax season behind them, President Donald Trump and Congress are gearing up for tax reform, and we’re paying attention. As an organization that provides free tax preparation, we know that tax time can be a game…

NBC Nightly News: Many Happy Returns As Man Finds Fun In Tax Forms

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On Saturday night’s broadcast: Thousands attend global march for science, a confrontation between passengers and American Airlines crew caught on camera, and one man’s unusual love: doing taxes. Watch segment (at 17:10)

Maple Grove Press and News: Thanks to Erik Paulson

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Thank you, Congressman Erik Paulsen, for visiting one of Prepare + Prosper’s free tax preparation sites during the final week of the tax season. We appreciate you taking the time to visit and talk with volunteers and customers. So far this tax…

KSTP–Channel 5: Free Tax Help Offered to Low-Income Families

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More than 250 people are set to receive tax assistance from the Twin Cities nonprofit Prepare + Prosper. Organizers said that since January, more than 500 volunteers have helped thousands of taxpayers file their taxes for free and returned $11.6…

KARE–Channel 11: Volunteer Merrily Completes 50,000 Tax Returns

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Get a splinter in your pinky toe while walking to your root canal and you could still be having a better time than tax time. Unless you happen to be Andrew Benjamin. “I love taxes,” smiles the 82-year-old. “I live for taxes.” Benjamin’s permanent…

MinnPost: Amid Rising Tax Preparation Fees, Programs Provide Low-Income Minnesotans with Free Filing Assistance

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On a recent afternoon, Mary Zweber and other volunteer tax preparers formed a circle in a small room inside the St. Paul headquarters of Prepare + Prosper, a nonprofit that helps provide free tax preparation services for low-income Minnesotans. Matt…

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