For every $1 invested in CTA services, the economic impact to our clients and their communities is $32.
Community Tax Aid, Inc. offers complete tax preparation representation services at absolutely no charge to families with an annual income under $54,000 in the Washington, DC area. The average income of our clients is under $18,500 and our free services ensure that they don’t risk adding to their tax bill, or losing half of their hard-earned refund on pricey commercial services and accelerated refunds.
Nationally, fewer than 1% of low income taxpayers receive free assistance. If the metropolitan DC area lost its free tax services, the average low-income family would have to pay an average of $268 to have their returns prepared. In many cases, taxpayers who cannot afford a paid preparer, and who are ill-equipped to file a return without assistance, will simply fail to file.
Your tax-deductible donation will help us continue to provide this desperately needed service and support our efforts to reach even more families and train more volunteers.
Even when the tax sites aren’t open, CTA staff and volunteers provide assistance to those in need. Your monthly donation ensures we are there to help. When donating online, consider becoming a sustaining donor.
Capital One will cover the credit card fees for your donation. That means more for our work!
Use American Express Membership Rewards® points by donating using your American Express card, or use Membership Rewards® points to make a donation through the American Express GivingExpress® program.
You can also make your tax deductible contribution by check or money order. Make it payable to “Community Tax Aid” and mail it to:
Community Tax Aid
1000 Vermont Ave NW #920
Washington, DC 20005