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BMAC offers help filing for larger tax refunds

WALLA WALLA—Blue Mountain Action Council (BMAC) is offering help to people who may be eligible to get a larger tax refund this year through the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). BMAC reminds you that you must file a tax return, even if you don’t owe tax, to claim the EITC benefit.

January 29, 2021, marks the 15th anniversary of Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about EITC and free tax preparation sites.

In 2020, 22 million workers received more than $57 billion in EITC refunds. In Washington state there were 350,000 claims for a total benefit amount of $792 million dollar...


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