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News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Saturday, February 19, 2011

CONTACT: Melissa Bedford Fears
Public Communications Coordinator
(816) 969-1014 office
(816) 572-0605 cell

FREE EITC Tax Preparation Last Day - Feb. 22

EITC is a refundable federal income tax credit for low-income working individuals and families. Lee’s Summit residents that are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) can receive free tax preparation services. 

The FREE tax preparation services will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on every Tuesday in February, 2011 at Lee’s Summit City Hall, 220 SE Green St.

While many individual citizens are eligible for this credit, the EITC benefits increase with the number of qualifying children and credit expenditures are weighted more to larger families.   This provides greater benefits to low and moderate-income families than more traditional government benefit programs, such as cash welfare or food stamps.  Download the Checklist and view the adjusted gross limits.

The City of Lee’s Summit in partnership with the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce and the United Way of Greater Kansas City will host the program.

For more information, contact United Way at (816) 472-4289.

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