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!
You may be eligible to get your Child Tax Credit in monthly payments! There have been important changes to the Child Tax Credit that will help many families receive part of their credit between July to December 2021, instead of having to wait until next tax season. The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 expands the Child Tax Credit (CTC) for tax year 2021 only. This expanded tax credit is based on income and age of the child: you could receive up to $300 per month per child under age 6 and up to $250 per month per child ages 6 to 17.
Maryland General Assembly passes major tax changes!
The RELIEF Act includes direct payments for low to moderate income Maryland taxpayers who claimed and received the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) on their 2019 Maryland State Tax Return. Learn more and see if you qualify by clicking here for more information. A bill also passed to allow immigrant taxpayers using an ITIN to access the EITC. The Comptroller’s Office set up dedicated page to help taxpayers to navigate the various changes. Please hold off filing your tax return is possible, these returns cannot be e-filed.
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Economic Impact Payments:
To learn more about stimulus payments click here to visit the IRS website for the most up to date information.
Looking for financial advice?
CASH has resources and tools on how to manage finances or find other help in this difficult time.
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.
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.
Become an Advocate Today!
The CASH Campaign of Maryland engages in advocacy at the local, state, and federal levels. Our goal is to elevate the voices of those we serve.