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Do you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit?

The Accounting Aid Society is one of the oldest and largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs in the country, helping approximately 11,500 Detroiters last year. By helping people take advantage of little known exemptions, like the Earned Income Tax Credit, the Accounting Aid Society was were able to help individuals get $11.6 million in returns. Click here to learn more about the Accounting Aid Society; or here to get information about Earned Income Tax Credit.


Employers needed to help Grow Detroit’s Young Talent

Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) is a six week summer youth employment program that combines work readiness training with on-the-job experience designed to prepare Detroiters, ages 14 to 24, for Detroit’s workforce. Employers have three ways to get involved, and all will help provide the meaningful experience Detroit’s young talent needs to enter the workforce.


Register to vote by April 6 to participate in May’s special election

To register to vote, or to request an absentee ballot, please visit the Voter Information page of the City’s redesigned Web site.



What We're Doing

Councilman Leland hosting foreclosure prevention info session Monday

Changes to laws governing foreclosures could have a big impact on people who face losing their home to tax foreclosure. Councilman Gabe Leland, in conjunction with the Wayne County Treasurer's Office is hosting an information session explaining those laws, and what homeowners and renters rights are, at Don Bosco Hall Monday evening.