Taxes 101 Training
Tax Year 2016 income tax filing started the end of January 2017. Are you a community professionals who work with low- to moderate-income individuals and families ? Do you need to help people make the most of tax time? If so, the Taxes 101 Training is for you!
About this Training
Taxes 101 Training is a series of free webinars and face-to-face workshops offered through a partnership by the University of Minnesota Extension, Prepare + Prosper, Mid-Minnesota Legal Assistance, and Minnesota Community Action Partnership. It was formerly called Tax Credit Primer Trainings for Social Service Providers.
The Taxes 101 Training services will help you learn about:
- 2017 tax changes.
- Who should file taxes.
- Basics about tax credits.
- Free tax preparation.
- Claiming dependents.
- Tips for having conversation about taxes.
- Importance of saving at tax time.
- Resources for parents, divorced parents, and never married adults claiming one or more children.
- Frequently asked questions
A certificate of completion is available at the end of each workshop.
Social Work Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are secure through the Minnesota Board of Social Work and CEUs for Accredited Financial Counselors are being requested from the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education (AFCPE).
How do I get started?
For information on the webinar on who should file taxes, tax credits, and free tax preparation, see the Tax Basics for the 2017 Tax Season Webinar.
For information on frequently asked questions, community resources for diverse audiences, how to have conversations with the people you serve about taxes, and saving at tax time, see the Making the Most of Tax Time and Community Resources.
For more information on who can/should claim children when filing taxes, practical strategies that families can use to communicate about the topic, and resources, see the Resources for Parents, Divorced Parents, and Never Married Adults Claiming Children Webinar.