News Releases

Second annual 2-day “Taxathon,”expected return of $700,000 in tax refunds

Prepare + Prosper launches tax season with 24-hour free tax prep to result in taxpayers ‘claiming’ Earned Income Tax Credit and Minnesota Working Family Credit

Prepare + Prosper Helps EITC and ACTC Recipients Navigate New IRS Tax Refund Delay

Local Community Group Helps Low- to Moderate-Income Families Keep 100% of Their Refund

Prepare + Prosper Announces Three-Product FAIR Financial Solution to Address Needs of Financially Underserved

Concluding three years of collaborative research with partners and financially underserved consumers, the Twin Cities-based not-for-profit Prepare + Prosper has announced a three-part FAIR (Financial Access in Reach) financial solution to help financially underserved individuals build credit, savings and rid themselves of high-cost fees and interest from predatory financial products and services.

Help people in your community this tax season by volunteering with Prepare + Prosper

Twin Cities nonprofit relies on volunteers to provide free tax preparation and financial services.

Local nonprofit to hold “Taxathon,” Return Half Million in Tax Refunds

Prepare + Prosper and the Claim it! campaign kick of tax season with a 24-hour “Taxathon” during their busiest weekend.

Minnesota leaders celebrate 40 years of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

This Saturday, Minnesota leaders including Congressman Keith Ellison, Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith, and Minnesota Department of Revenue Commissioner Cynthia Bauerly will speak with a recipient of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and non-profit leaders to raise awareness and highlight how vital the EITC is in lifting 300,000 Minnesotans out of poverty each year. 

National report commends Minnesota for work to reduce income inequality

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) recently released a new report that highlights Minnesota for its work to reduce income inequality through improving the state’s Working Family Credit (WFC) and raising the minimum wage. 

One in five taxpayers does not claim a tax credit they’ve earned

January 31 is National Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day – local Claim it! campaign focuses on helping low-income Minnesotans “claim” the credit worth up to more than $6,000.

Could you get by for three months on savings alone? Local nonprofit gets low-income Minnesotans saving “some” of their refund for the unexpected

It’s America Saves Week and AccountAbility Minnesota, a free tax and financial service provider, is making savings easy, attainable and fun with the “Got Some, Save Some” campaign.