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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jan 25

Hampton Roads Community Action Program offers Tax Assistance

Posted on January 25, 2018 at 8:39 AM by Communications Department

Want to receive more money back on taxes? Hampton Roads Community Action Program and the Families Achieving Community Economic Stability (FACES) Coalition are hosting EITC (Earned Income Tax Credit) Awareness Day on Friday, January 26 at 9:30 a.m. at Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center. The event celebrates tax preparation season and provides vital information on the Earned Income Tax Credit which can provide up to $6,318 in additional tax refund money to working families. tax

FACES provides free Virginia Income Tax Assistance (VITA) tax preparation services to qualified residents. Skilled volunteers help citizens complete the required forms to ensure that every deduction and tax credit is claimed, including the EITC. Elderly, low-income, or disabled citizens who need assistance with tax returns can contact FACES to set up an appointment with a volunteer at (757) 247-0379 Ext. 323. To learn more about the EITC Awareness Day or VITA visit