550 Forest Avenue, Suite 100, Portland, ME 04101 info@uwsme.org 207-874-1000

Free, Flexible & Safe Tax Preparation

CA$H Greater Portland Volunteers are Ready to Help.

Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope (CA$H) Greater Portland is a partnership of community leaders and industry experts working together to help empower individuals and families to achieve long-term financial stability and asset building. We offer free tax preparation to qualified filers during tax season, help employers bring financial education tools to their employees, and educate hard-working families and individuals about programs in the community that can increase their income, reduce debt, and builds savings. CA$H is a year-round resource, providing outreach and education about ways you can make the most of your money.

CA$H Greater Portland has launched its 2023 free tax preparation service with four convenient options for filing your taxes. 

IF YOUR HOUSEHOLD EARNED $60,000 OR LESS IN 2022, THERE ARE 4 FREE, SAFE, AND EASY WAYS TO FILE YOUR TAXES:

Option 1, In-Person Appointment: Schedule an appointment for in-person service at UWSM’s Portland office or call 207-347-2335 and leave a message with your name and phone number.

Option 2, Fully Virtual Service: Visit getyourrefund.org/gpmaine to start the online intake process. You’ll answer a series of questions, upload documents, receive phone calls from our team, and e-sign before we e-file your return. 

Option 3, Online DIY: File your own taxes (with access to helpline support) at myfreetaxes.com.

Option 4, Scan & Go: No mobile device or computer? No problem! Visit one of our Scan & Go Sites to pick up an intake packet and then return to have your documents scanned into GetYourRefund. You’ll receive phone calls from our team, and then return to the site to sign off, before we e-file your return. 

Scan & Go Sites

Tax intake packets can be picked up and clients can return (with spouse, if married filing jointly) to have information scanned in when Scan & Go sites are open. No appointment necessary; hours for individual sites below. Information subject to change.  

Portland Housing Authority – Sagamore Village Study Center
21 Popham Street, Portland   
Open to PHA residents and the general public 
January 31 – March 28 
Tuesdays, 9am-1pm (no appointments necessary)   
Thursdays, 2pm-6pm (no appointments necessary)

cPortCredit Union – Middle Street Branch
35 Middle Street, Portland   
Priority forcPortCredit Union members 
February 7 – March 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8am-4pm (no appointmentsnecessary)   

cPortCredit Union – Forest Avenue Branch   
285 Forest Ave, Portland   
Priority forcPortCredit Union members 
February 7 – March 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8am-4pm (no appointmentsnecessary)  

cPortCredit Union – Riverside Industrial Parkway Branch   
50 Riverside Industrial Parkway, Portland   
Priority forcPortCredit Union members 
February 7 – March 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8am-4pm (no appointmentsnecessary)        

cPortCredit Union –Route1 Scarborough Branch   
313 USRte1, Scarborough   
Priority forcPortCredit Union members 
February 7 – March 28
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 8am-4pm (no appointmentsnecessary)   

March 28 will be the last date to return packets to c-Port and Portland Housing Authority. Clients should sign for their completed returns by April 6.

Still have a question about filing? Email cash@uwsme.org or call 207-347-2335  

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