In this edition of Treasury Talks, Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis speaks with Stacey Hunter Withers, Tax Campaign Director for the Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation. As Nehemiah prepares for its Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day on Jan. 29th, Stacey talks about Nehemiah's legacy of providing free tax preparation services to those who need help, and h... Keep Reading
IRS Announces 2021 Filing Season Opening Date
IR-2021-16, January 15, 2021 WASHINGTON ? The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation's tax season will start on Friday, February 12, 2021, when the tax agency will begin accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns. The February 12 start date for individual tax return filers allows the IRS time to do additional programming and testing of IRS systems following the December 27 tax la... Keep Reading
Benefits of Volunteering
"Since graduating from grad school, with the economy in a recession and the job market non-existent, I chose to volunteer my Saturdays to the IRS's VITA program which offered free tax prep to low income families. This gave me tax prep experience while serving the community. This also opened a door for me when CPA Firms started hiring. The firm that I am joining took special notice of my volunteer ... Keep Reading
Savings Bond Sweepstakes
Did you know you can use your tax refund to buy U.S. Savings Bonds for as little as $50.00? It's an easy, safe way to diversify your savings, and enter The Sweepstakes to win prizes. During the 2020 tax season, 100 weekly cash prizes of $100 were awarded to tax-filers who split their refund, and saved a portion of their tax refund, including purchasing savings bonds. There were also two grand pri... Keep Reading
Getting Ready for Tax Season!!!
For Nehemiah Gateway and its tax program partners, it's time to roll! This year, in addition to over 20 volunteer prepared tax sites around the state, we offer both a 'drop-off' service and a do-it-yourself option so there's something for everyone! You can find our locations by calling Delaware 211.... Keep Reading
ALL Drop-off Tax Sites Closed TODAY!
Due to Inclement Weather, the following Drop-off Tax Sites are CLOSED today, 2/18/2021: 1. Neighborhood House (Wilmington) 2. Hudson State Service Center 3. Goodwill Milford Virtual VIP via Zoom appointments maybe available today if you already have the required forms completed and scanned on your electronic device along with your individual tax documents.... Keep Reading
Drop-off Tax Site Closings!
Due to Inclement Weather, the following Drop-off Tax Sites are closed today 2/1 and 2/2/2021: 1. Neighborhood House (Wilmington) 2. Wilmington Public Library Please reschedule your drop-off site appointment or transfer to a Virtual VIP via Zoom appointment for TODAY.... Keep Reading