Genesee County Tax and Financial Services Coalition

Genesee County Tax and Financial Services Coalition The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition is a non-profit organization dedicated to "Giving Back to The Community". The Genesee County Tax Coalition partners are: • AARP Tax-Aide • CANAAN Baptist Church • Christ Enrichment Center • Delta-Sigma-Theta Sorority • ELGA Credit Union • Flint Public Library • GCARD • Hispanic Tech Center • Internal Revenue Service (IRS) • Legal Services of Eastern Michigan • Metro Community Development • Mott Community College • National Association of Black Accountants • Resource Genesee • United Way of Genesee County • University of Michigan Flint

Mission: Empowering the asset/wealth building ability and potential of individuals and families in the community by providing access to free tax preparation, affordable financial services, and linkages to other resources.

Tax season is here and our tax sites are ready to assist you. If you have earned income of $55,000 or less, stop in at o...
01/29/2020

Tax season is here and our tax sites are ready to assist you. If you have earned income of $55,000 or less, stop in at one of these sites to have your taxes prepared and e-filed by an IRS certified volunteer, for free. For more information and details on what to bring with you, go to https://www.unitedwaygenesee.org/tax-assistance-program.

Is your earned income $55,000 or less? Our tax sites are open and ready for you. Stop in and get your taxes done for fre...
02/22/2019

Is your earned income $55,000 or less? Our tax sites are open and ready for you. Stop in and get your taxes done for free by IRS certified volunteers.

Tax Season is here. VITA sites are open. Check out our schedule.
02/24/2017

Tax Season is here. VITA sites are open. Check out our schedule.

09/07/2016
Learn to Prepare Taxes by Becoming a Tax Volunteer

5 good reasons to become a volunteer to prepare taxes in your community! Read IRS Summer Tax Tip 2016-22 http://go.usa.gov/xD72B #taxvolunteer

The IRS is looking for people to provide free tax help in 2017. Become a tax volunteer and make a difference in your community. The IRS sponsors the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs. These two programs offer free tax help across the country for...

02/26/2016

Due to the weather, the tax site at MCC is closed today.

Tax sites are open in Genesee County!
02/12/2016

Tax sites are open in Genesee County!

02/28/2015

3 of our tax sites are open today and ready to prepare your taxes with IRS certified and trained tax preparers.

Canaan Baptist Church, walk in
Flint Public Library, walk in
Carriage Town Ministries, by appointment only

For hours and locations, read more below.

02/14/2015

Today there are a few sites open to prepare your taxes:

*Canaan Baptist Church, Walk In
*Flint Public Library, Walk in, until slots are full
*Carriage Town Ministries, by appointment only

See the schedule posted below for more details.

02/11/2015

To be eligible to earn the Earned Income Tax Credit, earned income and adjusted gross income (AGI) must each be less than:

$46,997 ($52,427 married filing jointly) with three or more qualifying children
$43,756 ($49,186 married filing jointly) with two qualifying children
$38,511 ($43,941 married filing jointly) with one qualifying child
$14,590 ($20,020 married filing jointly) with no qualifying children

The Genesee County Tax Coalition is providing free tax prep for low to moderate income Genesee County residents . The Co...
02/11/2015

The Genesee County Tax Coalition is providing free tax prep for low to moderate income Genesee County residents . The Coalition, in cooperation with the IRS, will have 6 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites available in the county through April 11, 2015 to help residents. The VITA sites help low and moderate income families file their 2014 income taxes and to benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC); all at no cost to the client.

B-95 and ELGA Credit Union are collecting teddy bears today to send to the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School. I d...
12/18/2012
Bear Hugs for Connecticut Kids

B-95 and ELGA Credit Union are collecting teddy bears today to send to the children of Sandy Hook Elementary School. I dropped mine off this morning. Click on the link below for more information.

The unspeakable acts at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT have left us all shaken and in disbelief. Though we may never know why we do know a small thing we can do. On December 18th Flint's Hit Country will broadcast live through the day at ELGA Credit Union locations throughout Genesee ...

11/08/2012
Volunteer Training Resources

Volunteer Training Resources

Publication 4491-Xcontains new tax law training and other updates to the VITA/TCE training products.Volunteer tax preparers and course instructors must complete the supplemental training in this publication before assisting taxpayers. The publication is availableon this Web site in mid-Decemberof ea...

10/11/2012

For tax year 2011 our coalition recruited 71 volunteer tax preparers who staffed 8 free tax preparation sites in Flint. In 2011-2012, more than $600,000 in EITC refunds were returned to Genesee County taxpayers as a result of our local Tax Coalition’s work.

10/10/2012

Genesee County Tax Coalition VITA Site Sponsorship Opportunities

09/28/2012
Volunteer Training Resources

Volunteer Training Resources

Publication 4491-Xcontains new tax law training and other updates to the VITA/TCE training products.Volunteer tax preparers and course instructors must complete the supplemental training in this publication before assisting taxpayers. The publication is availableon this Web site in mid-Decemberof ea...

09/21/2012
Volunteer Training Resources

Are you interested in becoming a Volunteer Tax Preparer? If you are interested in participating this tax season (and we hope you are!!), then here is the training and operating information.

Reminder: You must be certified by the IRS to participate. Certification occurs by passing (scoring 80% or better) the IRS Basic and Intermediate Level tests. You can take only the Basic Level test, but you will not be able to prepare “itemized” or more complicated tax returns. The tests are offered on-line as discussed below.

Training Opportunities:

I. Federal IRS Material – Must be certified on this material.

Fall Training Sessions – You can attend FREE tax training courses offered this fall on the following schedule:

• Christ Enrichment Center (CEC) – Beginning November 27th - December 20th – Tuesdays and Thursday 10:00AM to 1:00 PM for basic and intermediate preparers.

• Resource Genesee – Beginning November 27th - December 17th on Tuesdays from 6 – 8:30 PM for intermediate and advance preparers only.

Link & Learn – (Available in late November.) The study material and tests are presented online. For more information, click here: http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Volunteer-Training-Resources. Hardcopy materials are also used with the Link & Learn program, and you get these materials from Resource Genesee or your site coordinator.

UMF Class – Class will meet Saturday mornings from 9:30am-12:10pm in the Riverfront Building beginning January 5, 2013. The class will cover federal, state, and city taxes. Contact Dr. Miller via e-mail at [email protected] for more information.

II. State of Michigan Material

State of Michigan Session – You can attend a one-day, FREE, training session presented by a State of Michigan treasury representative in January. The exact date and time will be announced in the near future and will be held at ELGA Credit Union's Administration Building located at 2305 S. Center in Burton.

Volunteer Site Locations

Below is a list of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites for Tax Year 2012. If you need directions to a site, please contact Resource Genesee or your site coordinator.

Canaan Baptist Church
Christ Enrichment Church
ELGA Credit Union
Flint Public Library
Hispanic Tech Center
Resource Genesee


We really hope you can participate in this year’s program! We’d love to work with you! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Vondella Crawford or Sandy Zecchini at Resource Genesee 810-232-6355.

Publication 4491-Xcontains new tax law training and other updates to the VITA/TCE training products.Volunteer tax preparers and course instructors must complete the supplemental training in this publication before assisting taxpayers. The publication is availableon this Web site in mid-Decemberof ea...

Genesee County Tax and Financial Services Coalition's cover photo
09/21/2012

Genesee County Tax and Financial Services Coalition's cover photo

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Flint, MI
48502

General information

The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition has 6 sites to assist the community with their tax needs. Tax sites include: CANAAN BAPTIST CHURCH 910 E. GILLESPIE (at Industrial Avenue) FLINT, MI 48505 WALK-INS ONLY CONTACT: 810.787.6022 CHRIST ENRICHMENT CENTER 322 EAST HAMILTON AVENUE FLINT, MI 48505 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT (Last Appt. at 1:00 p.m.) CONTACT: 810.239.9425 NO WALK-INS ELGA CREDIT UNION 2305 S CENTER ROAD, ADMIN BLDG BURTON, MI 48519 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT CONTACT: 810.600.2550 or 810.715.3542 FLINT PUBLIC LIBRARY 1026 EAST KEARSLEY FLINT, MI 48502 WALK-IN CONTACT: 810.767.0500 GENESEE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION RESOURCE DEPARTMENT (GCCARD) 601 NORTH SAGINAW ST, SUITE 1B FLINT MI 48502 DO NOT REFER NEW CLIENTS; ONLY ACCEPTING CLIENTS FROM PREVIOUS YEARS HISPANIC COMMUNITY TECH. CENTER 2101 LEWIS ST FLINT, MI 48506 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT 810.424.3760 RESOURCE GENESEE 1401 SOUTH GRAND TRAVERSE FLINT, MI 48503 CALL FOR APPOINTMENT CONTACT: 810.232.6355

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