January 9, 2008
2nd Annual Financial Empowerment Forum for People with Disabilities
JOIN US IN KICKING OFF THE 2008 TAX SEASON!
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Come and join us in celebrating the 2nd Annual Financial Empowerment Forum for People with Disabilities. You will receive valuable information on free Income Tax Preparation Services, Earned Income and Child Tax Credits, Housing and Employment Resources, Credit Management and Repair, Having a Bank Account and Using Direct Deposit, Identity Theft Prevention, and more.
ASL Interpreters and CART captioning will be provided. If you will require other accommodations, please call 713.837.9041 at least 48 hours in advance. For more information, visit www.houstontx.gov/disabilities.
This event is made possible thanks to the partnerships of the Real Economic Impact Tour, National Disability Institute, City of Houston, The Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities, Houston Asset Building Coalition, 1st Convenience National Bank, Frost Bank, Children's Defense Fund, Houston Center for Independent Living, Career and Recovery, the WorkSource, United Way, Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, and the Internal Revenue Service.
Hosted by the Houston Parks and Recreation Department - Adaptive Recreation Division
DID YOU KNOW ...
"Assuming that it costs a family at least $150 in tax preparation fees, HABC has saved families more than $1 million in tax preparation fees" said Sarah Kern, HABC Program Director. Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) can cost you hundreds of dollars and you receive your tax refund/credit only 10 to 14 days sooner.
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