MLEX US Tax Watch: Low-income advocates concerned about postcard-sized tax forms

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“Advocates for low-income taxpayers say the new, oversized postcard Form 1040 return – created by the 2017 tax reform law – could pose challenges for those taxpayers and their representatives. The Internal Revenue Service…

KARE11: Free tax filing help for low income taxpayers

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“From now until April 15, St. Paul-based nonprofit Prepare + Prosper and its IRS-certified volunteers are offering free tax preparation for low and middle income taxpayers at 9 Twin Cities locations. Times, locations and a checklist of…

WCCO Radio: News and Views with Roshini

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“Dana Nelson of DCN Strategies explains her latest effort to curb food waste in this country.  After that, we get tips for those tax season filings.  MN Dept. of Revenue commissioner Cynthia Bauerly and Prepare + Prosper executive…

Star Tribune: Twin Cities accountants gear up for a possible ‘nightmare’ tax season

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“Tax time, always busy for Minnesota’s thousands of accountants and tax attorneys, promises more headaches than usual this year for preparers and clients alike. The biggest tax overhaul in decades, a state-federal tax code disconnect that…

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

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Media Contact: Stacy Opitz, Prepare + Prosper stacy@prepareandprosper.org 651-262-2162  High-res photos of tax preparation services: https://www.flickr.com/photos/prepareandprosper/albums/72157682440667155  File Your Taxes for Free at Prepare +…

Pioneer Press: Business People: Sunday, Dec. 30

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“NONPROFITS St. Paul native Jeremie Greer, vice president at the national nonprofit Prosperity Now, has joined the board of directors of Prepare + Prosper, a St. Paul organization that works with low- to moderate-income people to build…

[News Release] Saint Paul native, national nonprofit leader joins the Board of Directors of Prepare + Prosper

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Media Contact: Stacy Opitz, Prepare + Prosper stacy@prepareandprosper.org / 651-262-2162 Photo: https://flic.kr/p/RoGTAj Saint Paul native, national nonprofit leader joins the Board of Directors of Prepare + Prosper ST. PAUL, MN (December 12, 2018)…

Sun Times: Letter: Help others during tax season

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“To the editor: This will be my third year volunteering with Prepare + Prosper. We work with low- to moderate-income people to build financial well-being through free tax preparation and financial services, products, and coaching, and by…

Star Tribune: Nonprofits find key partner in St. Paul-based Sunrise Banks

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“William Reiling and his son Davidtook over two troubled Twin Cities banks, including one accused of discriminating against customers in poor areas, three decades ago. To reverse course and rebuild, the Reilings looked to those clients who…

Star Tribune: New short-term loan product at U.S. Bank draws scrutiny

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“U.S. Bank’s new Simple Loan is not complicated, but its ramifications are. Just three months after its introduction, the first-of-its-kind short-term lending product is attracting scrutiny from consumer advocates and competitors. Simple…

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