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The Basics (9)+

  • Earned Income Tax Credit Info for Native Americans

    A guide to claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit for Native Americans. Read More

    By:
    OWEESTA
  • Family Law and Affordable Care Act Tax Issues

    Learn how factors such as tax filing status, child custody, and changes in family composition may impact your health insurance coverage and taxes. #5718EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Innocent Spouse Relief (Taxes)

    What you can do when you signed a joint return with your spouse and you thought your spouse had paid the taxes due, or the IRS increased your taxes because of your spouse's unreported income or disallowed deductions and you knew nothing about your spouse's unreported or erroneous items when you signed the return. Now the IRS is asking you to pay the tax owed on this joint return. Read More

    By:
    IRS
  • Military OneSource Tax Services

    Military OneSource offers free tax consultations and free e-filing for active duty, Guard, Reserve and their family members. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Defense
  • New Taxpayers: Basic Info

    If you are new to the United States and/or you are just starting your first job, read this to learn about taxes, what they are used for, and how to pay them. #0906EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Taxes and the Affordable Care Act – General Information

    The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) will affect most people when they file their taxes, starting with returns filed for tax year 2014. Under the ACA, most U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and lawful immigrants must have basic medical coverage, called “Minimum Essential Coverage,” for themselves and their dependents. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Taxes and the Affordable Care Act - Premium Tax Credit

    If you buy health insurance from the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (“Healthplanfinder”) and your income is below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level, you are eligible for special tax credit, called “Premium Tax Credit,” to help pay your insurance premiums. Learn more about Premium Tax Credit and how it affects your taxes. #5720EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Tax Issues for Immigrants under the Affordable Care Act

    Answers to some common questions about the requirement to have coverage and tax issues for immigrants. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Tax Tips

    Read this before you start on your taxes! Learn about how to get the most money back. #0904EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Earned Income Tax Credit (2)+

H-2A Workers (6)+

  • H-2A workers and Income Taxes

    Very general information provided as community education. Your actual tax liability will depend on your individual situation. If you have questions about how the tax laws apply to you, consult your qualified tax preparer. #8160EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Video - H-2A Workers: Watch Out for Tax Preparer Scams!

    Special income tax rules apply to H-2A workers. Before you choose a tax preparer, ask them: do you understand the special rules for H-2A workers? Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Help is Available for H-2A Workers Who Need Information about Income Taxes

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Call the IRS to provide your current address at 1-800-829-1040. Spanish speaking assisters are available. You can also call the Northwest Justice Project at 1-888-201-1018, or email us at njpyakima@nwjustice.org or connect with us on WhatsApp at (509) 225-0026 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Have to File a Federal Income Tax Return

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
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    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Will Not Qualify for a Tax Refund or Tax Credit

    There are special tax rules for H-2A workers. Most H-2A workers do not qualify for tax credits or refunds. FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Special Tax Rules for Married H-2A Workers

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Preparing Your Taxes (4)+

  • AARP Tax Aide Sites

    From February 1st through April 15th each year, the AARP Tax-Aide program offers free one-on-one counselling and phone/internet assistance to help you prepare basic tax forms. Search by zip code to find the AARP Tax-Aide site nearest you. Read More

    By:
    AARP
  • Free Tax Filing Assistance

    Find out where to get help with filing and if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Military OneSource Tax Services

    Military OneSource offers free tax consultations and free e-filing for active duty, Guard, Reserve and their family members. Read More

    By:
    U.S. Department of Defense
  • Tax Tips

    Read this before you start on your taxes! Learn about how to get the most money back. #0904EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
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