Kansas Saves - February 27 - March 4, 2017
Go to Financial Management and click on Financial Resources, then K-State Research and Extensions Publications. Free resources include publications such as "Smart Uses for Your Tax Refund" and "Basic Money Management," which includes resources tips for organizing finances and building skills in managing money successfully. Savings resources are also available at www.KansasSaves.org.
We are joining communities across Kansas to launch the Kansas Saves program. Kansas Saves is a partner with America Saves - a nationwide campaign to encourage building wealth not debt. Enrolling as a Kansas Saver, allows you to establish personal savings goals, receive savings messages and a Build Wealth Not Debt brochure. Visit the Kansas Saves website, which explains how to save and how to use Savers services including enrollment as a Kansas Saver.
Need Help With Tax Preparation? - Many people 65 years and older don't have to file taxes, but should file taxes so they can receive food sales tax refund and/or the Homestead refund. AARP - Tax-Aide provides free tax assistance and preparation for more information.
EITC for Individuals - The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a credit for people who earn low-to-moderate incomes. EITC can reduce your taxes, and can mean a refund. In simple terms, working families and individuals may keep more of what they work for. Your tax preparer can tell you if you qualifly. You can also go to www.irs.gov for information on that and other tax questions you might have.
In order to avoid major delays in processing, Kansas tax payers are urged to E-file their returns. The Kansas Dept. of Revenue offers electronic filing at www.ksrevenue.org under filing your taxes online.