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Tarver Highlights Free Filing Options Ahead of the State and Federal Tax Deadline

Tarver Highlights Free Filing Options Ahead of the State and Federal Tax Deadline

CHICAGO – As the deadline to file state and federal tax returns draws near, state Rep. Curtis J. Tarver II, D-Chicago is highlighting free filing options for local residents who may need assistance.
“For many, filing taxes can become a tedious process, but fortunately, there are free filing options and services available to make filing less difficult,” said Tarver. “Payment plans are also available, allowing taxes to be paid in installments since families have been faced with many new challenges in recent months.”

Hernandez to Host Virtual One-On-One Utility Bill Clinics

Hernandez to Host Virtual One-On-One Utility Bill Clinics

AURORA, Ill. – To help consumers maximize their savings on utility costs during the COVID-19 pandemic, state Rep. Barbara Hernandez, D-Aurora, is hosting virtual one-on-one utility bill clinics with the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Wednesday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Moylan Reminds Residents of July 15 Tax Deadline

Moylan Reminds Residents of July 15 Tax Deadline

DES PLAINES, Ill – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines, is reminding residents of the upcoming July 15 deadline to file their taxes, which was delayed from the usual date in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yednock Highlights Upcoming State and Federal Tax Deadline, Resources Available

Yednock Highlights Upcoming State and Federal Tax Deadline, Resources Available

OTTAWA, IL – As the July 15 deadline to file state and federal taxes approaches next week, state Rep. Lance Yednock is highlighting free filing options for local residents who may need assistance.
“Filing taxes can become overwhelming for many, but there are free filing services and assistance programs from the IRS and state government available to ease the process,” Yednock said. “For those who may be faced with financial hardships, there are also payment plans available, allowing taxes to be paid in installments.”

Moylan Promotes Food Security Program amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Moylan Promotes Food Security Program amid COVID-19 Pandemic

DES PLAINES, Ill. – State Rep. Marty Moylan, D-Des Plaines is encouraging families experiencing food instability during the COVID-19 public health crisis to take advantage of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program providing families with cash payments for the purpose of purchasing food.

Mason-Supported Seizure Smart School Act Goes Into Effect

Mason-Supported Seizure Smart School Act Goes Into Effect

GURNEE, Ill. – Students with epilepsy will be safer at school under legislation backed by state Rep. Joyce Mason, D-Gurnee, that went into effect on July 1. Mason sponsored the Seizure Smart School Act, a measure that creates new seizure training requirements for all Illinois school employees.

Walker Reminds Residents of Upcoming July 15 Tax Filing Deadline

Walker Reminds Residents of Upcoming July 15 Tax Filing Deadline

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. – State Rep. Mark Walker, D-Arlington Heights, is encouraging residents to complete their state and federal tax filings in advance of the July 15 deadline, which was initially pushed pack from its usual date in April due to the COVID-19 outbreak.