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Tax Preperation




The BEST Project

Through the BEST Project, the United Way of the Big Bend is leading an effort to help lower-to-modest income residents preserve and increase their financial assets.  The BEST Project, along with community partners, serves residents of the Big Bend through proactive and collaborative solutions to improve their long-term financial stability and quality of life.


We believe that it pays dividends to give people the tools they need to become and remain self-sufficient.    We’re partnering with financial professionals to teach people about money management.  We’re helping people apply for the earned income tax credit, which means bigger tax refunds for the people who need it most.  And we’re encouraging people to have positive relationships with mainstream financial institutions.


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Tax Information for Individuals


Where's My Refund? - It's Quick, Easy and Secure.
Get the most common IRS question answered... Where's My Refund? Secure access anytime from anywhere.


Where's My Amended Return?
Track your amended return through processing.


Did Your Name Change?
Did you change your name last year? Did your dependent have a name change? If the answer to either question is yes, be sure to notify the Social Security Administration before you file your tax return with the IRS.


Has Your Address Changed?
You should notify the IRS of your change of address.


The “What Ifs” for Struggling Taxpayers
Here are some “what if” scenarios and the possible tax impact.


Tax Relief in Disaster Situations
Find information on the most recent tax relief provisions for taxpayers affected by disaster situations.


IRS Withholding Calculator
This easy-to-use calculator can help you figure your Federal income tax withholding so your employer can withhold the correct amount from your pay. This is particularly helpful if you've had too much or too little withheld in the past, your situation has changed, or you are starting a new job.


Understanding Your IRS Notice or Letter
We realize that receiving a notice or letter from the IRS can be unnerving, but if you follow these simple steps, the process to resolving the discrepancy should be straight forward.