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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published January 30, 2012

Franchot to Join Rawlings-Blake, Cummings, Sarbanes to Announce Baltimore CASH Free Tax Prep Sites



Comptroller, Others to Promote Earned Income Tax Credit

WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot
U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings
U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings- Blake
City Council President Bernard “Jack” Young
Baltimore CASH (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) Campaign staff

WHAT: Comptroller Peter Franchot will join federal and local officials to announce the availability of free community tax services for low-income working families at 20 sites in Baltimore City and County, made possible by the Baltimore CASH Campaign.

Embarking on its eleventh year of tax preparation, the program’s staff and volunteers aim to prepare 9,000 tax returns for FREE this year for eligible taxpayers. Throughout the years, the Baltimore CASH Campaign has impacted the lives of more than 70,000 people, saving these individuals and families more than $9 million in tax preparation fees while simultaneously returning more than $110 million to low-income, working residents of Baltimore through refunds and tax credits.

WHEN: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 10 a.m.

WHERE: Northwest One-Stop Career Center
Mayor’s Office of Employment Development
Mondawmin Mall, Suite 302
2401 Liberty Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

CONTACT: Caron Brace, (Comptroller's Office) 410-260-7438 (office), 410- 212-9414 (cell)
Gayle V. Economos, (Baltimore CASH Campaign) 443-253-8191