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Tax Tips 2015 Keep all of your hard-earned money; don't give it away! Use free filing options. And be sure to claim all of your tax credits. Read more
December 2014 Food Supplement Cuts. Did you get a notice from DHHS saying that you will no longer get benefits because of new work rules? You may, in fact, still qualify for benefits.
Learn more here.
Apply for free skills training now! The Maine Department of Labor has reopened the application period for its Competitive Skills Scholarship Program in 11 counties. This gives Mainers with low incomes a real chance to gain meaningful job skills: covers most costs for certificate programs and two and four year degrees. The Maine DOL announced this on 11/24/14, but it is not clear how long the enrollment period will last. More here.
Affordable Care Act: Sign up now! New enrollment period runs from November 15, 2014 - February 15, 2015.
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Attention Maine Renters and Homeowners! Do you pay high house taxes or high rent compared to your income? The Maine legislature has changed some of the rules for the new "Property Tax [and Rent] Fairness Credit." Learn more here
Are you a military service member or veteran? Find easy-to-read legal information and free help referrals at StatesideLegal.org. And check out our PTLA self-help pages focusing on Maine laws that support you.
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