Connecting young adults who have experienced foster care and homelessness to free tax preparation services can put hundreds or thousands of dollars in their pockets to cover basic necessities and more. JBAY has created several resources with our youth advocates to assist young adults with tax filing. See the Guide, Checklist, Fact sheet, Social Media Toolkit, Webinar and Report below.
THERE IS STILL TIME TO FILE!
Are you a youth looking for help filing your taxes? Click here to make an appointment between now and October 15, 2022.
Are you a youth looking to file on your own for free? Click here to use our self-filing guide between now and October 15, 2022.
Tax Credits Put Money in Your Pocket: A Tax Filing Guide for Transition-Age Youth
This publication outlines information about tax laws, tax credits and deductions, tax filing requirements, documentation needed to file, and free tax preparation services to help transition age youth file their taxes and claim a cash back refund.
Tax Prep Checklist for Transition-Age Youth
This checklist assists youth with gathering the necessary personal information and documents in preparation for their tax appointment to ensure youth file their taxes with confidence and maximize their cash back refund. The checklist includes free tax filing options.
This webinar discusses strategies to help transition-age youth access tax credits and free tax filing services.
This Toolkit is designed to assist you with getting the word out via social media to transition-age youth about tax credits.
This publication shares the results of a pilot project conducted in 2021 with Santa Clara County Social Services Agency and other local partners to increase foster youth receipt of state and federal tax credits.