Robert from Peoria, IL, asks, "I've always filed my taxes using paper forms. My son is encouraging to me to file online this year, but I'm worried about how the whole process works. What are your thoughts?"
The Walmart Foundation, Goodwill Industries International, National Disability Institute and United Way launch 2014 MyFreeTaxes program, the only initiative offering Free Online Federal and State Tax Preparation in all 50 states. BENTONVILLE, Ark- MyFreeTaxes provides free federal and state tax preparation and filing assistance, both online and in-person, to eligible households earning $58,000...
Rita from Corpus Christi asks, “How can I get help filing my taxes and be sure that I get all the tax credits that I qualify for?”
There are a great number of issues that Congress and a new Administration will have to address – issues that affect local Goodwill organizations and the people they serve. Yet, it could be argued that the majority of the three Presidential debates focused on delivering one-liners that were played over and over again by major news networks, rather than focusing on substantive issues.
Lack of prior work experience can be a huge hindrance for young people seeking employment. Find out how Goodwill® is working to support the #FirstJob Hiring and Recruiting Compact, a new initiative from the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education, so that youth can gain the skills and experiences needed to advance in their own careers.
I watched my first national political convention in 1976. I was in high school at the time, but watching the gavel-to-gavel coverage and listening to speeches and commentary somehow captured my attention. Now it’s 40 years later and with decades of policy and political experience, those speeches come across to me a lot differently, and, for most part, not for the better. Maybe it’s cynicism; maybe it’s knowing that the issues are more complicated than the kind of sound bite, red meat rhetoric solutions you hear at these conventions.
This Friday marks 46 years since the first Earth Day in 1970. You may not know it, but if you have donated to your local Goodwill or shopped at a local Goodwill store or online you have helped make our planet a little cleaner and a little greener. How much greener? In 2010 Goodwill (and you!) helped divert more than 2.4 billion pounds from landfills through donations to, and purchases from, Goodwill.
April is Financial Literacy Month and with Congress adjourned and tax season upon us, we thought this was a good time to remind you of two financial tools that might be of use.