There are many ways you can get involved with the consumer resource center. Each person that signs up for the mailing list will get a monthly email with the topic of the month package. Each outreach package includes an article on the topic, a shortened sample newsletter article for your own publications, a poster, resource guide, and a featured resource that corresponds with the poster.
Whatever you level of commitment, we would love for you to join our efforts and will find ways for you to help. Financial empowerment is a huge undertaking that takes many different on-going angles to be the most successful and sustainable.
by ALANA LISTOE
Tax season is upon us and this year many folks are feeling particularly anxious about implications with the Affordable Health Care Act. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program helps thousands of Montana residents every year with free tax preparation and this year those volunteer tax preparers have answers to questions in regards to health care when it comes to simple tax returns.
Tax language can be confusing for many of us, and when you add health insurance into the mix, navigation could seem downright overwhelming. But nonetheless, taxpayers across the country will be dealing with it and knowing where to find answers is certainly a relief.
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MT Department of Revenue: Details on Montana state takes and forms
Internal Revenue Service: Section of the IRS website devoted to credits and deductions
EITC Central:Website to assist organizations in reaching eligible workers who qualify for the credit
Heathcare.gov: The government’s one-stop, informational website on the new health insurance marketplace
Montana Health Answers: Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Monica Lindeen’s website to the key concepts of health insurance and how it will affect Montanans
Montana Credit Unions for Community Development (or MCUCD) is the award-winning, charitable arm of the Montana Credit Union Network. A state-wide nonprofit organization, MCUCD works together with the state's credit unions to improve the lives and financial independence of all Montanans.