Stories tagged with: taxes

April 15, 2010 - 8:01pm
5 years 24 weeks ago

It was down to the wire for many people as they scramble to get their taxes done on time.

Susan Elliot with Jackson Hewitt in Zanesville says Wednesday and Thursday have been extremely busy and many people were stressed since they waited until the last minute.

"They waited til the last minute to get their paperwork together, so they stressed us out too," says Elliot.

Elliot says the variety of laws and tax codes often intimidate people. One...

February 13, 2010 - 2:23pm
5 years 33 weeks ago

As tax season officially kicks off, one local organization is helping area residents with what many consider a very cumbersome task.

The United Way of Muskingum, Morgan and Perry counties is holding sessions throughout February and March, helping citizens with their taxes.

"It can be scary because you hear people get audited and any little mistake and they can come back and want more information," said Amy Davis of the United Way. "Because...

January 26, 2010 - 12:56pm
5 years 36 weeks ago

There is free help availble if you think you may have have a problem completing your tax return.

The United Way's Financial Stability Partnership wants you to keep your refund without paying any fees.
It's the fourth year this program has provided this service to the community and in this economy every little bit helps.

"The Financial Stability partnership started several years ago as we've grown from 35 clients our first year. Last year, we had 260...

January 5, 2010 - 6:21pm
5 years 38 weeks ago

The deadline to submit your taxes may be months away, but there are plenty of things you can do to get a jump on filing your 2009 taxes.

Deborah Adams-McDonald of H & R Block said there's no reason to wait til the last minute.

"You can get started early," she said. "We have early access to W2s this year, if your employer is one who puts them on the Internet. You can pull them up on the Internet and bring them in that way."

Adams-McDonald says...

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