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March 16, 2014
CASH Oregon secured a grant from OnPoint Community Credit Union to offset the expenses of our Annual Volunteer Celebration. Thank you OnPoint!

February 2014
CASH Oregon received a grant in support of Super Refund Saturday from KeyBank. Super Refund Saturday will be held at the Beaverton Super Site on February 7th!

December 19, 2013
CASH Oregon secured a grant from Meyer Memorial Trust to continue to offer free tax preparation statewide in partnership with AARP Tax-Aide in 2014/2015! Thank you Meyer Memorial Trust!

December 7, 2013
Oregonian
"Cover Oregon: Take care in applying those advanced premium tax credits"

We're really nervous for people," said Rob Justus, executive director at CASH Oregon, which provides free tax-preparation help for low-income Oregonians. "They could, more out of a desperate sort of guess, really screw themselves over. We're really fearful, especially with a lot of the folks we're working with who are in poverty."
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November 14, 2013
CASH Oregon secured a grant from Bank of America in support of our free tax preparation efforts. Thank you Bank of America!

September 30, 2013
You did it! CASH Oregon secured a $75,000 grant from the City of Portland to continue to offer free tax preparation in the 2013/2014 tax season.

July 20, 2013
CASH Oregon secured a grant from Intuit to provide access to free online preparation services via Turbo Tax Freedom Edition. Thank you Intuit!

August 15, 2013
We're hiring a Training Manager. For more information and how to apply, click here. Deadline to apply is September 6.

April 14, 2013
The Oregonian
"CASH Oregon helps Portlanders meet the filing deadline"
With just two days away from the deadline, the last-minute rush is on to get taxes done. Cash Oregon, a non-profit company, is offering free return assistance for individuals and families with taxable income of $31,000 or less.
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April 14, 2013
KGW
"Non-profit offers free help for Oregonians filing taxes"

With just two days away from the deadline, the last-minute rush is on to get taxes done. Cash Oregon, a non-profit company, is offering free return assistance for individuals and families with taxable income of $31,000 or less. More: Tax day post office collection boxes
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March 7, 2013
The Portland Observer
"Free Tax Help Site Opens"

Last year the North Portland resident opted out of Jackson Hewitt's tax preparation services for free tax services provided by CASH Oregon, the AARP Tax-Aide program and the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
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February 5, 2013
The Oregonian
"Where to get help with your 2013 tax return"

CASH Oregon, Stuck on a tax question? Intimidated by filing a return? You can get free help preparing and filing your returns from IRS-certified volunteers at 154 sites across Oregon, and many more nationwide. AARP Foundation's Tax-Aide program, the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and CASH Oregon all offer the assistance, mostly for free. The sites will be open through April 15. Some sites take walk-ins. Others require appointments.
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January 30, 2013
Tax season is officially underway at the CASH Oregon Lloyd Center Super Site! We had folks lined up around the corner to receive our free tax services. For all hours of operation at the Lloyd Center Super Site, and the other tax sites around the state, click here.

November 30, 2012
Volunteer recruitment season is in full swing! Want to join in the fun, do good, and assist in the effort to change the lives of thousands of low income Oregonians? Find out how by clicking here!

November 26, 2012
CASH Oregon receives a contribution from OnPoint Community Credit Union. Thank you OnPoint Community Credit Union!

September 26, 2012
portlandonline.com
CASH's Board of Directors Chair, Bruce Murray, has been awarded the Spirit of Portland Award for Community Stewardship. Congratulations and well deserved, Bruce! http://www.portlandonline.com/mayor/?a=412360&c=49520

June 27, 2012
CASH Oregon receives a grant from United Way of the Columbia-Willamette. Thank you United Way of the Columbia-Willamette!

May 17, 2012
CASH Oregon receives a multi-year contract from Multnomah County to provide free tax preparation services throughout Multnomah County. Thank you Multnomah County!

February 2, 2012
The Oregonian
Free help with tax returns on 'Super Refund Saturday'

CASH Oregon, a nonprofit that offers free help with tax returns, is hosting its first "Super Refund Saturday" event, co-sponsored by AARP Tax-Aide and KeyBank. This Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., volunteers will be available at Lloyd Center Mall (Suite 2025) and the Beaverton Resource Center to help people fill out and file their returns.lem." But Richard Panick, an IRS spokesman in Seattle, said the policy isn't likely to change.
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January 27, 2012
CASH Oregon receives a contribution from OnPoint Community Credit Union. Thank you OnPoint Community Credit Union!

January 27, 2012
Today is EITC Day which raises awareness to this potentially life-changing tax credit. Find out if you qualify by clicking here.

January 24, 2012
KeyBank, CASH Oregon and AARP Tax-Aide are offering “Super Refund Saturday” -- a free tax preparation event Saturday, Feb. 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at two locations: inside Lloyd Center Mall (Suite 2025) and at the Beaverton Resource Center (12500 Allen Blvd).

Get your tax return prepared confidentially and for free and find out if you’re eligible for the valuable Earned Income Tax Credit that gives hundreds or even thousands of dollars back to eligible filers. For more information, call 2-1-1.

January 21, 2012
CASH Oregon's Lloyd Center Super Site opens. For hours and more information, click here. You can also view all additional tax sites statewide that will be open after 2/1/2012.

January 10, 2012
CASH Oregon receives a grant from The Jackson Foundation. Thank you Jackson Foundation!

December 29, 2011
CASH Oregon receives a grant from Intuit to provide free tax preparation services. Thank you Intuit!

November 15, 2011
CASH Oregon receives a large multi-year grant from Meyer Memorial Trust to provide free tax preparation services statewide in partnership with AARP Tax-Aide. Thank you Meyer Memorial Trust!

November 1, 2011
CASH Oregon receives a VITA grant from the IRS for a second year to provide free tax preparation services in Washington County. Thank you IRS!

October 22, 2011
CASH Oregon, in support of the City of Portland and the Financial Planning Association of Portland participated in Portland Financial Planning Day. Attendees were able to meet one-on-one with dozens of professional financial planners to discuss your personal finance questions, concerns and interests.

July 25, 2011
CASH Oregon receives a large grant from the City of Portland to provide free tax preparation services throughout. Portland. Thank you City of Portland!

July 25, 2011
CASH Oregon hosts another Real Economic Impact Tour!

July 2, 2011
CASH Oregon receives a large grant from Social Venture Partners Portland to provide free tax preparation services. Thank you Social Venture Partners Portland!

May 12, 2011
CASH Oregon is featured in a video produced by Social Venture Partners. Check it out here!

April 29,2011
We're hiring a Program Associate! **Position closed!**

April 17,2011
The Sunday Oregonian
Without a computer, what's a taxpayer to do these days?

...CASH Oregon, a Portland nonprofit that provides free tax filing assistance, has seen a 50 percent jump in the number of people coming to its main Lloyd Center office, executive director Rob Justus said. The office filed more than 100 returns Thursday and has processed more than 3,000 throughout the season. "There are large numbers of seniors and low-income people who do not have access to the Internet," Justus said. "It's a problem." But Richard Panick, an IRS spokesman in Seattle, said the policy isn't likely to change.
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April 17,2011
Oregonlive.com

Need help with taxes this weekend? Here are some free resources in Oregon
A number of sites statewide will be open this weekend and Monday offering volunteers who can help you prepare and file your tax returns. Plus, we've got lots of tips right here on It's Only Money blog and OregonLive's Tax Q-and-A blog. read more

April 13, 2011
CASH Oregon Lloyd Center Tax Site

Our Lloyd Center site hits 3,000 returns! This morning at 9:44 am, the Lloyd Center site processed its 3,000th return of the 2010 tax season. Ms. Pat Wold was the Lloyd Center camper who completed the return for a happy client. Thanks Pat and all of our wonderful volunteer tax preparers, Jeff Malmquist our FANTASTIC Local Coordinator, and Misha Staggs our FANTASTIC Client Facilitator!

United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
Saving Families Money This Tax Season
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) program, a United Way Strategic Income Initiative, is an important component of United Way’s focus on financial stability and has received contributions from Bank of America and Walmart to support free tax preparation centers... you can find a free tax preparation center through CASH Oregon or AARP. read more

March 29, 2011
CASH Oregon Office

In our efforts to better serve the disabled community, we hosted the Real Economic Impact (REI) Tour. Attendees from many local agencies that serve the disabled participated in an open disability workgroup discussion. CASH Oregon will continue to assist the disabled community by providing free tax preparation, tax credit outreach, and financial programs.

February 13, 2011
The Oregonian
Get through the tax season with help
...If you'd rather work with a person than a computer program, there's plenty of free tax help near you. CASH Oregon and AARP Tax-Aide  provide free tax prep help for most taxpayers at dozens of sites around Oregon. Call 1-866-917-8881 or visit cashoregon.org...read full story

January 19, 2011
The Skanner News
Free Tax Advice Available on Super Refund Saturday, February 5
Free tax help is available Jan. 22 through April 16 by local nonprofit group CASH Oregon, in cooperation with the American Association of Retired Persons. The two groups are especially focusing on helping taxpayers benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC. read full story

 

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