Archive pages for tax time

FREE Tax Prep Along the Gulf Coast

Below are a list of sites that will be available for Free Tax Preparation.   Gulfport Gulf Coast Community Action 500 24th St. Site open: Jan 28 – April 14 Mon, Wed & Sat thru March 15 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Tue & Thurs: 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. (228)896-1409 __________ Mercy Housing […]

Homestead Exemption

Homeowners should file for homestead exemption at their local county’s tax assessor’s office the January after closing on their home. Homestead exemption identifies your property as your primary residence so you may receive an exemption that could save you up to $300 a year on your property taxes. Now what could you do with an […]

Tax Time

It’s almost tax season again and there will be commercials, mailings, phone calls and signs directing you to your nearest paid tax preparer for a quick tax refund. RALs (or refund anticipation loans) can boast triple digit interest rates when you consider the fees associated with getting the loan on a short term basis. A […]