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Guaranteed Income update!

Mayor Brandon Scott has officially launched the Baltimore Young Family Success Fund. The application process is now closed.

CASH has begun notifications to selected participants. Notification emails were sent out on June 8 and every selected participant will receive a call directly from CASH over the next few weeks. Please do not contact CASH or any of the partners directly; we will contact all participants. 

CASH is verifying eligibility for the program; selected participants should be prepared to documents that they meet the below requirements:

  1. Baltimore City resident
  2. Parent/guardian with full or partial care-taking responsibility of a child (does not include those pregnant with their first child)
  3. 18-24 years old
  4. Household income less than 300% of the federal poverty level

What is next?

Anticipated Timeline:

  • The onboarding and approval process is expected to take 4-6 weeks (early June to mid-July). After this point, applicants that provided an email contact in their application and were not selected for the pilot will be notified. The Baltimore Young Families Success Fund’s website will also be updated to note once the pilot is filled, and all participants have been identified and onboarded.
  • Payments to participants will begin in late Summer 2022.

Please visit the official guaranteed income website to learn more. 

IRS - Internal Revenue Service

Appointments for the CASH Campaign of Maryland tax sites are now closed. Please use the link below to file your taxes on your own using free tax software.

Back Taxes:

If you have older tax returns from 2018 – 2021 that still need to be filed, please sign up to be contacted for future tax clinics happening later in 2022.  Please note that we can only serve households with income below $58,000.

CASH también ofrece una clínica de impuestos en español. CASH estará preparando declaraciones de impuestos atrasados de mayo a octubre de 2022. Podemos preparer declaraciones para los años fiscales 2018-2021. Si su familia gano menos de $58,000, haga clic en la caja a continuación para registrarse para obtener más información.

New Tax Filing Deadlines:

  • Federal: April 18, 2022
  • Maryland: July 15, 2022  The comptroller of Maryland announced a new filing deadline for Maryland State taxes. Please click here for more information and additional resources.

New Tax Forms:

If you received the Advanced Child Tax Credit you should receive a new IRS form 6419. To learn more about this tax credit or to see a sample form click here. For a complete list of what to bring to your tax appointment visit our tax resource page here.

File Taxes On Your Own

You can file your own taxes with some help from CASH!  Check out our new page dedicated to tax filing tools and “how to” videos that can help you through the process. Many of these tools are free, but some charge a small fee and have income restrictions. All of these tools will allow you to file your own state and federal taxes. We even have links to. Check out our new page now!

Employers! Click here to learn about ways you can comply with Maryland’s law requiring you to inform your employees that they could be eligible for free tax preparation.

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Looking for financial advice?

CASH has resources and tools on how to manage finances or find other help in this difficult time.

Click here to learn more through our CASH Academy.

Do you need a safe bank account, or do you have questions about how to get your Economic Impact Payment- Find out more here.

Abre una cuenta bancaria o de una cooperativa de crédito de bajo costo ahora para recibir el dinero de tu cheque de estímulo de una forma más rápida y segura- Haga clic aquí!

NEW: Baltimore County Financial Navigators are standing by to help guide you to the best resources and programs to help you with your financial situation.  If you are a Baltimore County resident, call 311 and ask to be connected to a Financial Navigator or complete this form to receive an appointment. NOTE: Financial Navigators CAN NOT assist you with free tax preparation appointments. 

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Over 20 Benefit Programs

CASH can help you or someone in your household connect to over 20 benefit programs.  The programs help with things like food, phones, medication, and housing. The screening is free and confidential. CASH can also help you through the application process. to make an appointment register here. To learn more about how to receive a free screening virtually click here.

Welcome to The CASH Campaign of Maryland

The CASH Campaign of Maryland (Creating Assets, Savings and Hope) is a newly formed nonprofit organization that is the result of a recent merger between the CASH Campaigns of Baltimore and Maryland. As long time partners and allies, these programs joined forces to create one unified organization in July 2017.

The CASH Campaign of Maryland promotes economic advancement for low-to-moderate income individuals and families in Baltimore and across Maryland. CASH accomplishes its mission through operating a portfolio of direct service programs, building organizational and field capacity, and leading policy and advocacy initiatives to strengthen family economic stability.

 

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