United Way recruiting volunteers to help with tax filing

January 11, 2013 

United Way seeks help with tax filing

MANATEE -- The United Way of Manatee County is seeking volunteers to assist low- and moderate-income working families and individuals file taxes, claim credits and build their assets.

Working in partnership with Suncoast Community Capitol, volunteers will provide Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) by investing a few hours each week from late-January to mid-April and will serve as greeters/screeners or tax preparers.

Visit www.uwmc.net and click on the volunteer page for a VITA Volunteer Application. Applications are due on or before Jan. 25.

Information: Jahna at Jahna.leinhauser@suncoastcc.com or 941-704-6694.

Making government benefits work forum

LAKEWOOD RANCH -- The Financial Forum of LWR will be hosting BlackRock for a presentation on Making Government Benefits Work for You: Understanding Social Security and Medicare Benefits.

The event will be held 9 a.m. Jan. 17 at the Polo Grill, 10670 Boardwalk Loop. Space will be limited to 60 guests. RSVP to Steve Peloquin at 941-894-2385.

-- Herald staff reports

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